The Oke Arin building collapse on Lagos Island some few hours ago was said to have occurred while officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency were demolishing another house beside the building.
Rasaki Musbau, the Director of the Lagos State Fire Service, confirmed the incident and said firefighters have been deployed in the area, The Punch reports.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, said the police had yet to be informed.
“But I am aware that Lagos State is demolishing some houses,” he added.
The Head of Public Affairs Unit, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Mr Kehinde Adebayo, said the agency had received multiple calls from the area informing them of the situation.
He, however, said no details had emerged yet, as the agency’s officials were on their way to the area.