Some unconfirmed number of people found themselves trapped when a building again collapsed at Flour Mills Estate, Magbon in the Badagry area of Lagos State on Wednesday.
According to a statement by the Director of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Margaret Adeseye, posted on their Facebook page, only five people have so far been rescued.
The statement read, “There has been a reported case of a storey building collapse at Sunny Filled, Flour Mills, Estate, Magbon, Badagry, Lagos.
“The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Badagry Station had rescued five victims from the under-construction building while concerted efforts are ongoing to rescue remaining trapped victims.
“The victims which are mainly construction workers are however rescued with varying degrees of injury but in stable condition and been taken to nearby hospitals for treatment.
“However, four adults male have been recovered (unconscious) thus far as the Nigerian Police, Morogbo Division and the Community dwellers are complimenting the efforts of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service.”