Tragedy occurred late Saturday evening, when a storey building belonging to Keystone bank, located at Palmgrove, along Ikorodu Road, suddenly, collapsed, killing a yet to be identified male labourer in the process
According to punch the building was under renovation when it collapsed and trapped workers on the site owned by Keystone bank.
Confirming the incident, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Oluwafemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said efforts were ongoing to rescue the remaining victims, adding that emergency responders, including officials of the Lagos State Fire Service, men of the Nigeria Police Force, among others were on ground.
The Director of Lagos State Emergency Management stated that ‘Upon arrival at the scene, it was discovered that a single-storey building belonging to the Keystone Bank collapsed while being renovated.
“It was reported that a single male labourer lost his life from the incident.
Recovery operation ongoing.
“LRT, LASG fire, LABSCA and police are at the scene carrying out joint efforts to retrieve the remains of the victims.”
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