The 4 storey building collapse in Itafaaji, Lagos Island. There is a private school in the building and a lot of children are trapped. The collapse was said to be as a result of a dredging that happen within the area that affected the building.
He said, “I’ve been briefed that the building is a residential building accommodating an illegal school on the second floor. The rescue team are fully in charge and they will continue with the rescue operation. But I appeal to people to give the rescue workers a chance to save more lives.”
He, however, said the state government will carry out an integrity test on buildings around the area and demolish and any that fails the test.
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