A viral video sighted online captures shocking and sad moment a 7-storey building collapsed on yet-to-be-revealed number of construction workers.
According to reports, some of the construction workers who were on the top floor of the building managed to jump just before the building collapsed. Fortunately, there is no fatality recorded.
The sad incident happened at Banana Island, Ikoyi area of Lagos,Nigeria.
In a statement by Mukaila Sanusi, Deputy Director, Public Affairs, Lagos State government said: “An unapproved seven-floor building under construction has collapsed in Banana Island, Lagos State, this evening.
“Few, who sustained injuries are being treated. There is no fatality. This unfortunate incident happened while casting was being done.
“The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Engr. Tayo Bamgbose-Martins, was immediately on site to assess the situation and flag-off investigation.
“We ask members of the public to remain calm and expect further information from the ministry as we know more.”
Checkout the video below;