A three-storey building under construction has collapsed in Yaba area of Lagos.
The building, located on Akanbi Crescent, near the main gate of University of Lagos, UNILAG, collapsed unto a building beside it Saturday afternoon.
Further details of the collapsed building were sketchy as at the time of this report.
However, several construction workers are said to be trapped in the rubbles.
The Director General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu has confirmed the incident.
So far, only a 16-year-old boy and another adult male have come out of the rubble while there is an unconfirmed number still trapped in the collapsed building.
Heavy duty equipment are being mobilised to the scene though frustrating heavy traffic gridlock is not helping in response
Recall that a 21-storey Ikoyi building had collapsed last November in Lagos
Femi Osibona, owner of Fourscore Homes, was one of the 43 persons who died in the collapse on November 1, 2021.