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JUST IN: Three-storey building beside Lagos monarch’s palace collapses

By Monsurudeen Olowoopejo

A three-storey building has been confirmed to have collapsed in Lagos Island Local Government Area of Lagos State.

As gathered, occupants of the building were reported to have been trapped under rubbles of the structure sited on 15, Iga Idungaran Close, Lagos Island.

The building that caved in on Thursday was said to be a few meters away from the Oba of Lagos, Oba Riliwanu Akiolu’s palace, Lagos Island.

It was learnt that the building collapsed at about 12:30 pm on Thursday.

The spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Nosa Okunbor, in a statement made available to newsmen, said that the Permanent Secretary, LASEMA, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, led the search and rescue operations at the scene.

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