Building Collapses in Lekki, Traps Six

By Femi Akinola, Lagos & Eugene Agha, Lagos

A two-storey building under construction collapsed in Lekki area of Lagos yesterday, trapping at least six people.

Two persons were rescued minutes after the collapse and rushed to hospital, but the actual number of those trapped was uncertain at press time. The building located at No. 37 Agungi, Ajiran Road, opposite Obafemi Olatunji Street, Lekki, caved in around 6:45am.