Two persons, including a child have reportedly died at a building collapse that occurred midnight today in Lagos Island.
Eight other persons were also being rescued by emergency team at the collapsed building which had 10 occupants.
The Zonal Director of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA),Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the incidence, adding that the Agency had concluded operations in the scene of the collapse.
He said, “Operations have ended but clearance and removal of rubbles continue,” the zonal director said.
Farinloye revealed further that the affected families had just moved into the building when the previous occupants had moved out with the excuses that renovation would be carried out.
“But it was alleged that the developer brought in these affected population while renovation works were still ongoing,” Farinloye added