Several people have been trapped in another building collapse on Lagos Island, Lagos.
It was learnt that the officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency were demolishing another house beside the building when the incident happened.
The Director of the Lagos State Fire Service, Rasaki Musbau, who confirmed the incident, said firefighters from the Sari Iganmu division had been deployed in the area.
He promised to call back with more details.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, said the police had yet to be informed.
“But I am aware that Lagos State is demolishing some houses,” he added.
The Head of Public Affairs Unit, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Mr Kehinde Adebayo, said the agency had received multiple calls from the area informing them of the situation.
He, however, said no details had emerged yet, as the agency’s officials were on their way to the area.