Just few weeks after a 21-storey building collapsed in Ikoyi, a similar tragedy has occurred in Badagry.
According to reports, rescue operation is ongoing as a building currently under construction located at Flour Mills Estate, Magbon in the Badagry area of Lagos collapsed on Wednesday afternoon.
The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service confirmed on their Facebook page.
“The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Badagry Station had rescued five victims from the under-construction building while concerted efforts are ongoing to rescue remaining trapped victims.
“The victims which are mainly construction workers are however rescued with varying degrees of injury but in stable condition and been taken to nearby hospitals for treatment.
“However, four adults male have been recovered (unconscious) thus far as the Nigerian Police, Morogbo Division and the Community dwellers are complimenting the efforts of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service.”