A distressed storey building suffered partial collapse at the backside, killing two females, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has said.
The General Manager of LASEMA, Mr Adesina Tiamiyu said in a statement on Saturday in Lagos, that the agency received a distress call via its emergency toll-free number on Saturday, March 31, 2018, at about 10.48 a.m.
Tiamiyu said that the distress call was concerning a building at 9 Abeje Street, Markaz, Agege, which collapsed.
He said that the call eased up the rapid activation of the agency’s Response Team to the scene of the incident.
According to him, an investigation carried out by LASEMA’s Response Team at the scene of the incident reveals that the distress storey building suffered partial collapse at the backside.
“Unfortunately, two persons (female adult, Toyin Ogundimu, 35 years and a young girl Sherifat Olalere, 11 years) lost their lives to the incident.
“One male adult (Mustapher Salaudeen) was rescued and treated at the scene of the incident by the ambulance crew.