Scores feared trapped as seven-storey building collapses in Banana Island, Lagos

Scores of people are feared trapped in a seven-storey building that collapsed in the Banana Island area of Lagos State on Wednesday.

The building, which was under construction, collapsed on Wednesday evening, trapping mostly workers.

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Lagos state confirmed the incident in a terse statement.

“A report of a storey building under construction was just received at Banana Island. Workers trapped. We are mobilising to respond,” the statement reads.


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