A three-story building, on Sunday night, collapsed at No 32, Ibadan Street, Ebute Metta area of Lagos State.
The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service posted on its Twitter page:
“An alert of a collapse of a three-storey building by 32 Ibadan Street, Ebute Metta was received at 21:48 hours, Sunday, with Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service already at the scene. Search and rescue ongoing with updates to follow, please,” the tweet read.
In recent development, it was gathered that the death toll is currently 5, while 23 people have been rescued and many are still trapped.
The deceased persons include three males and two females.
Meanwhile, one of the survivors, Dauda Alli confirmed that the building was already distressed before its eventual collapse.