One person has been confirmed dead in a fresh building collapse on Freeman Street, Lagos Island.
It was learnt that the two-storey building which was under construction came down during heavy rainfall in the area.
The Lagos Territorial Head of the National Emergency Management Agency, Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the incident.
“One rescued alive and one died. Responders are on the way,” he said.
Lagos State has become notorious for building collapse in recent times, claiming lives and inflicting injuries.
No fewer than 10 persons were killed on Sunday, May 1, 2022, when a three-storey building collapsed at Ebute Metta, Lagos Mainland.