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Three injured as three-storey building collapses in Lagos



No fewer than three people have been confirmed injured after a three-storey building collapsed on Lekki Expressway in Lagos around 7.14 p.m on Thursday.

The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, told the News Agency of Nigeria that the collapsed building is situated at Sharks Squad, enroute Kingdom Hall street, Abijo, along Lekki-Epe expressway.

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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 that no death was recorded while officials are still working and monitoring the situation at the site.

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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.