Two Children Lost Their Lives As Building Collapses In Lagos
Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed that the building collapsed due to mudslide resulting from a downpour.
“The agents were informed that two children, one male and one female, were trapped and immediately commenced a search and rescue operation.
“Unfortunately, they were found dead and their remains transported to the mortuary.”
Other occupants of the house were reportedly injured as a result of the collapse.
Yet to be identified children lost their lives after being trapped beneath the rubble of a storey building, which collapsed in the Gafari Balogun area of Ogudu, Lagos State.
He stated that the victims were children, adding that their corpses had been recovered.
He said, “On arrival at the scene by agency responders, it was observed that a building collapsed as a result of a mudslide at the rear of the building caused by heavy rainfall.