Twenty-three persons have so far been rescued, with two others confirmed dead at the site of the building that collapsed at 24, Ibadan Street (East), Off Muritala Mohammed Way, Ebute-Metta, Lagos.
Those so far rescued include 22 males and one female. A male and female, each, have been reported dead.
This was the report as of 2:10 am.
Giving the situation report, General Manager LASEMA, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said: “On arrival at the scene of the incident, an old three-storey building was discovered to have collapsed.
“Further information gathered revealed that the incident occurred at about 10.56 p.m. with yet to be a determined number of people trapped.
“Search-and-rescue operations are ongoing.