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    Wednesday, 21 October 2015

    Elderly women, children, others trap in Lagos collapse building

    By Emmanuel Udom

    Wednesday, October 21, was yet another day of near tragedy in Lagos Island, south-west Nigeria, as some elderly women, children and men were trapped when a building collapsed in the area.

    Our correspondent gathered that the incident occurred early this morning at Odunfa Street in Lagos Island.

    Though, the cause of the collapse could not be ascertained as at the time of filling this report, sources in the area however disclosed that most buildings that collapse, could be due to the builders using sub-standard materials for the construction of the buildings.

    However, Ibrahim Farinloye, spokesman for the national emergency management agency in south-west, while confirming the collapse said that an elderly woman and a 15-year-old boy was among the persons rescued from the collapsed building.

    According to him, rescue officials are have condoned off the building to ensure that more trapped persons are rescued on time.

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