The General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Adesina Tiamiyu, has confirmed the death of three people, and 19 others rescued in the collapsed three-storey building at Ilasa area of Lagos.
The rescue operation started on Thursday, continuing on Friday as it is believed that some people were still trapped under the rubble.
Spokesperson of National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Ibrahim Farinloye said that the rescue operation was almost getting to ground zero.
The building was under construction when it collapsed on Thursday around 2:30pm.
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