JUST IN: 3-Storey Building Collapses In Lagos (PHOTO)

JUST IN: 3-Storey Building Collapses In Lagos (PHOTO)

By Doyin Ajayi | Sub-Editor on September 19, 2020
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A three-storey building has collapsed in Ejigbo area of Lagos state.

The building at Number 15 Ansarudeen Street, Ile-Epo bus-stop, came down on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at about 8.15 am.

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Building collapses in Ejigbo, Lagos state.

No casualty has been recorded in the building collapse.

Reports say the building belongs to Excel College and was showing signs of distress before the collapse.

According to reports, the school was currently planning to renovate/refortify the structure.

It was gathered that the three-storey building had two wings conjoined unfortunately the collapsed wing the wing had serious on the adjourning wing as visible cracks can be seen on the walls, pillars and decking.

The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu confirmed the development saying responders to the incident scene were LASEMA, Police (Ejigbo Division) and other emergency responders.

As at the time of filing this report, plans were on to ensure the safety of students in preparation for reopening of schools on Monday.

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