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Three-storey Building Collapses In Lagos

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At least one person has been confirmed dead in a collapsed three-storey build that was under construction.

The building which is located on Lagos Island, Lagos State collapsed on Saturday, May 21.

Information from the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has it that the building located at 4 Alayaki Lane, Lagos Island had been captured by the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) District Office and served with all Statutory Notices, Sealed at District and Central Enforcement Level.

The agency further revealed that despite the enforcement order served the developer of the building, he continued clandestine operations mostly at night and weekends.

An unconfirmed number of people are believed to be trapped under the ruins of the building, while two people have been rescued alive with another recovered dead.

Meanwhile, a search and rescue operation is still ongoing as at the time of this report.

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