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BREAKING: Many Trapped As 21-storey Building Collapses In Lagos

20-Storey Skyscraper Collapses Scene

November 01, (THEWILL) – A 21-storey building has collapsed in Lagos State.

The building, which is under construction, is located off Alexander way, Gerrard Road, Ikoyi.

THEWILL learnt that the incident occurred at about 1:30 pm and scores are trapped in the rumble.

Men of the federal and state fire services and the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) are currently at the scene of the incident.

According to Director General, LASEMA, Dr Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, the agency has activated its emergency response plan to the above incident.

“All first responders are en route to secure the scene while the heavy-duty equipment and life detection equipment have been dispatched”, he said.

As of the time of filing this report, no one has been rescued.