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Storey Building Collapses In Badagry, Lagos

A storey building at Flour Mills Estate at Magbon in the Badagry area of Lagos State collapsed on Wednesday, the Director of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Mrs Margaret Adeseye said on their Facebook page.

This comes two weeks after a 21-story building collapsed in Ikoyi, also in Lagos.

Adeseye wrote, “There has been a reported case of a storey building collapse at Sunny Filled, Flour Mills, Estate, Magbon, Badagry, Lagos.

“The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Badagry Station had rescued 5 (five) victims from the under-construction building while concerted efforts are ongoing to rescue remaining trapped victims.

“The victims which are mainly construction workers are however rescued with varying degrees of injury but in stable condition and been taken to nearby hospitals for treatment.

“However, four adults male have been recovered (unconscious) thus far as the Nigerian Police, Morogbo Division and the Community dwellers are complimenting the efforts of the the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service.”

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