A seven-story building which is still under construction on Banana Island, Lagos State, has collapsed, trapping several workers


At the time of filing this report, emergency responders have been mobilised to the scene of the building collapse for rescue operations.


The Lagos Territorial Head of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) confirmed the incident in a brief update Wednesday night.


‘A report of a three storey building under construction was just received at Banana Island. Workers trapped. We are mobilising to respond,’ he said.


While providing an update on the building collapse, Deputy Director, Public Affairs Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mukaila Sanusi, said ‘an unapproved 7-floor building under construction collapsed.’