Children Die As Another Building Collapses In Lagos

At least two children were killed while others sustained injuries when a two-storey building collapsed in Bariga area of Lagos State, on Sunday.

The incident happened at Adeleye Street, Ladilak Bariga on the Lagos Mainland.

The state emergency management agency (LASEMA) said it was informed of the collapsed around 9:09pm while it swiftly mobilised responders to the scene.

Permanent Secretary of LASEMA, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said it was discovered that the tank scaffolding of a 2-Storey building collapsed on a bungalow beside it and affected two rooms.

He added, “Unfortunately 2 children died from the impact. 3 adult males sustained injuries and were taken to nearby hospitals.

“The Agency’s response team alongside Lagos State Fire and LASBCA are responders at the incident scene. Operation ongoing.”