Building collapses in Ebute Metta, Lagos, residents trapped

A collapsed building
Emeh Joy

Many residents have been trapped in a building which collapsed in the Ebute Metta area of Lagos state on Friday.

Reports have it that the building is situated opposite the Health Centre Ebute Metta, along Cemetary Street.

The spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Nosa Okunbor, did confirm the unfortunate incident.

Okunbor however, did not disclose if any casualty was recorded. Nothing has been said about that as of the time of reporting this incident.

"Our personnel are on ground at the scene and rescue operation is ongoing", he had said briskly when contacted by news reporters.

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