Crime

Three-storey building collapsed, three injured on Lekki expressway – LASEMA boss

The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said that a three storey building situated at Sharks Squad on Lekki Expressway collapsed at about 7:14 pm on Thursday.

Oke-Osanyintolu, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.

According to him, the collapsed building is situated at Sharks Squad, LASEMA, en route Kingdom Hall street, Abijo, along Lekki-Epe expressway.

He said that the collapsed three storey building was under construction, while three people had been rescued.

“The three people sustained various degrees of injuries and they have been treated and discharged,” Oke-Osanyintolu said.

He said there was no death recorded, while officials are still working and monitoring the situation at the site.

He, however, said that the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LABSCA), as well as the Ministry of Solid Material Testing Agency And Physical Planning,  had been informed for further investigation.

-NAN

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