BREAKING: Many Trapped As Three Storey Building Collapse In Lagos
…..20 Rescued, Two Hospitalised-LASEMA
Fred Omotara, Lagos
Many people are feared trapped in the rubble’s of a three storey building that collapsed at 24 Ibadan Street (east ) off Bonny Way Ebute Metta, Lagos at exactly 10:56pm on Sunday, May 1st, 2022. This is even as search and rescue operations monitored by kadecommunicationng have confirmed the rescue of 20 people, with two of that number in critical condition at LASUTH in Ikeja
In a situation report by the Spokesman of the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA), Nosa Okunboh, the Permanent Secretary of LASEMA, Dr. Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu was quoted as saying that two out of the twenty people rescued suffered severe injuries and have been transferred to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) in Ikeja.
According to the LASEMA Permanent Secretary, “On arrival at the incident scene, an old 3 storey building comprising rooms and parlour was discovered to have collapsed.
“Further information gathered revealed that the incident occurred at about 10.56pm with as yet undetermined number of people trapped.
“While Search and rescue operation is , ongoing, twenty people have been rescued alive. Out of the victims rescued, two sustained severe injuries and have been taken to LASUTH for further treatment. More updates to follow.”