No fewer than six persons have been trapped in the rubble of a seven-storey building that collapsed close to the Sand field bus stop, in the Lekki area of Lagos State.
Emergency responders had been deployed to commence rescue operations at the scene of the incident.
The Lagos Territorial Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency, Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the incident on Sunday.
He said, “Seven-storey building collapsed at Sand field bus stop, Lekki. Six people are said to be trapped and responders on ground.”
He said operations were ongoing to rescue the remaining trapped persons under the rubbles.
Emergency responders at the scene included the Nigerian Police Force, NEMA, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, State Fire Service and the Lagos State Building Control Agency.