While rescue mission continued at the collapsed site of a three storey building in the are of Lagos, at least total number of four persons have been recovered dead.
Meanwhile five others were rescued as rescue team continued at Freeman Street, Lagos Island, the scene of a storey building which collapsed on Saturday, was intensified on Sunday
It will be recalled that the building under construction caved in, in the afternoon, during the downpour and this led to rescue operations to commence immediately with four persons rescued and two bodies recovered at 9.22 pm on Saturday
This was made known by Ibrahim Farinloye, the Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency NEMA, Lagos State Territorial District
The building which used to be a bungalow was said to be bequeathed to the family members after which some of them awarded it to a developer with the plan to convert it to a three-storey building before it collapsed on Saturday.
It was located within a compound and it was a frame structure at the time of the unfortunate collapse just as the 3rd suspended slab concrete was already in place with ongoing internal partitioning before the collapse[carousel_slide id='8496']