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NEMA confirms death of 4 people in Lagos building collapse



The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday night confirmed the death of four people in the three-storey building that collapsed in the Mushin area of Lagos.

The NEMA Zonal Coordinator in the South-West, Mr. Ibrahim Farinloye, who confirmed this to journalists, said the victims were two men and two women.

He added that one person was rescued from the collapsed building.

The state government had earlier ordered an investigation into the cause of the incident.

READ ALSO: Lagos govt to probe collapse of three-storey building

The state’s Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mr. Omotayo Bamgbose-Martins, stated this at the scene of the accident.

He also ordered the demolition of an adjoining building in the area.


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