BREAKING: Workers trapped as building collapses in Lagos

At least six persons including artisans have been confirmed trapped after a seven-storey building collapsed in Lagos.

The incident occurred Sunday morning at Oba Idowu Oniru Street by Ave Maria Hospital, near Sandfield Bus Stop, Lekki.

The collapsed building was said to be under construction when it collapsed.It was not immediately clear the cause of the collapse but emergency workers and security operatives have already moved to site to possibly rescue the trapped victims.

Permanent Secretary (PS), Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu and Lagos Territorial Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye both confirmed the incident.

They also confirmed that six persons were trapped and assured search and rescue operations have commenced at the site.

More details later.

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