An uncompleted three-storey structure collapsed Friday morning at Ago Palace Way, Okota, Lagos, trapping a man inside, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) reported.
Upon arrival at the scene, it was observed that the 3-storey building located at 12, Alasepe Street, off Community Road, Ago Palace Way, Okota, approaching completion had collapsed, said LASEMA spokesman Nosa Okunbor to Daily Sun.
An adult male had been trapped under the rubble, with an emergency team successfully rescuing him.
There were no reported casualties.
What we know about the incident/aftermath
1. The collapsed building is a three-storey building under construction
2. Impact of the collapse had affected an adjacent structure
3. Emergency workers responded quickly to the scene
4. LASEMA successfully extricated and recovered the trapped man
LASEMA informed Daily Sun that once the recovery process was completed, the remains of the structure will undergo Controlled Demolition.
There has been no confirmation as of yet about the cause of the building collapse.
Photos of the scene