Two individuals died on Saturday after a building under construction collapsed on them in Lagos, residents said.

The home at No 7, Saidu Okeleji Street, Alaro, Meran, Abule Egba, collapsed at around 11:48 a.m with sands and solid square on its deck.

Three individuals were caught under the rubbles, witnesses stated, yet just a single individual survived the episode.



The survivor, a five year-old-young lady known as Moyin, was moved to General Hospital Ikeja by the Lagos State Ambulance Service.

The dead include a 30-year-old mother known as Basirat and her little girl, called as Bisoye.

Their bodies were recovered and moved to the Mortuary by the State Environmental Monitoring Health Monitoring Unit, SEHMU.



Adesina Tiamiyu, the General Manager of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, said appropriate investigation would be carried out by the appropriate offices to ascertain the reason behind the incidence.

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