A two-storey building has collapsed in the Onipanu area of Lagos state. The affected building is said to be at Oke Arin street, off Shyllon Ilupeju. Confirming the incident, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, said the structure was an abandoned two-storey building that collapsed to ground zero. According to LASEMA, investigation revealed that the incident occurred at about 12:45am due to the aging of the structure. “Fortunately, no loss of life. However, one adult male sustained minor injury and has been taken to hospital.
“The affected building has been cordoned off in order to prevent any threat,” the agency said in a statement on Wednesday. According to Farinloye, Damola’s mother fainted when one of the family members identified the corpse.It had been earlier reported that the death toll from the collapse had increased to four, while two persons were found alive.
With the new development, a total of five bodies have been recovered from the rubble. The three-storey building had collapsed on Saturday afternoon at No. 16, Akanbi Crescent, off Adesina Street, Harvey, Yaba.