Another building has collapsed in the Lagos Island area of Lagos state. According to reports officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency were demolishing another house beside the building when the incident happened.
Reports also say that the building is located at 57, Egerton Square, Oke Arin, Lagos Island.
Director of the Lagos State Fire Service, Rasaki Musbau, confirmed the incident to Punch, saying firefighters have been deployed to the scene.
Below is a video currently circulating on social media purportedly from the incident.
It is said that residents were in the building when it caved in.
A video of the collapsed building posted on twitter with caption:
Another building collapses at egerton square Lagos Island, As many people are trapped in at the moment.
– Video : Another building collapses at egerton square, Oke Arin, Lagos Island, As many people are trapped in at the moment.
– ? : foxzymore pic.twitter.com/Rfi2S2N0lS
— SubDeliveryZone (@SubDeliveryZone) March 18, 2019
Just last week a building in the Ita Faaji area of Lagos Island, Lagos State collapsed killing 34 occupants of the building, while 13 were reportedly rescued from the rubble.