Report have it that at least 23 people have been rescued from the collapsed 3-store building on Ibadan Street, Ebute-Metta, Lagos.
The tragic news broke on the internet at around 10 pm on Sunday, as it was reported that many residents of the house were indoor while the incident occur.
According to the Permanent Secretary of LASEMA, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the building collapsed around 10.56pm on Sunday.
He said the affected building located at 24 Ibadan Street (East) off Bonny Way Ebute Metta comprised rooms and parlour.
“Further information gathered revealed that the incident occurred at about 10.56pm with as yet undetermined number of people trapped. Search and rescue ongoing.
SEE VIDEO: Video: Collapsed Ebute-Metta Three-Story Building That In Lagos.
“As of 02:10am, 22 males, one female rescued alive. One male and female recovered dead.” Punch reports.
As of the time of writing this news, Trending gist9ja also gathered that “Nine of those rescued alive have been treated and discharged.
More updates coming soon