Death Toll Rises To 10 As 24 Persons Are Rescued In Collapsed Lagos Building

DEATH toll in building that collapsed in the Ebute-Meta area of Lagos on Sunday evening has risen to, at least, ten persons.

According to a statement signed by the Director of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Adeseye Margaret, on Monday 24, 2022, persons had also been rescued alive with varying degrees of injury.

All 24 are “in stable condition, including two who are responding to treatment,” the statement said.

Out of the 10 deaths reported, six were males and four were females.

“All the first and major responders are still collaborating to mop up the incident scene,” the statement said.

The three-storey building, located on 32, Ibadan Street, Ebute-Meta, reportedly collapsed on Sunday evening.

Rescue operations had immediately begun.