A storey building housing Keystone Bank Plc collapsed in the Palmgrove area of Lagos State today, March 7, with a person reportedly dead and others trapped under.
Report reaching us said that the building was under renovation when it caved in at 07.20 pm and trapped labourers working on the site.
Director-General of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LSEMA), Dr. Oluwafemi Oke-Osanyintolu confirmed the incident and said that efforts are being made to rescue the remaining victims who are trapped in the debris.
“Upon arrival at the scene, it was discovered that a single-storey building belonging to the Keystone Bank collapsed while being renovated. It was reported that a single male labourer lost his life from the incident. Recovery operation is ongoing.
“LRT, LASG fire, LABSCA and police are at the scene carrying out joint efforts to retrieve the remains of the victims.”