Two children have died while three male adults sustained varying degrees of injuries after the water tank scaffolding from a neighboring building collapsed on the bungalow they reside on Adeleye Street, Lady Lark, Bariga area of Lagos State on Sunday night, August 21.
While confirming the sad incident, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency Permanent Secretary, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the agency has activated all its response plans, and efforts are being made to rescue other persons trapped in the rubble.
“Situation report: Collapsed building at Adeleye Street Ladylak, Bariga.
The Agency activated its response to the above incident and upon arrival at the incident scene, discovered that the tank scaffolding of a two-story building collapsed on a bungalow beside it and affected two rooms.
Unfortunately two children died from the impact. Three adult males sustained injuries and were taken to nearby hospitals.
The Agency’s response team alongside Lagos State Fire and LASBCA are responders at the incident scene. Rescue operation ongoing.”