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Lagos Building Collapse Kills Mother, Child – NEMA



The Zonal Coordinator Southwest, National Emergency Management Agency, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, on Monday confirmed the death of a mother and her child in the Ebute Metta three-storey building collapse.

Farinloye also disclosed to NAN that 23 others, comprising seven children were rescued from the Lagos building collapse.

“Nine of those rescued alive have been treated and discharged.

“They returned to the scene, but have been taken away for proper custody while psycho-social and post-trauma counselling is being arranged for them by the Nigerian Red Cross,” Farinloye said.

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The three-Storey building collapsed at 24 Ibadan Str, Herbert Macaulay Way, Onyigbo on Sunday at about 10:56 p.m.

However, rescue operations were still ongoing at the site as the number of people still trapped is unsure.

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