Building housing school collapses in Lagos


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Rescue workers are seen at the site of a collapsed building containing a school in Nigeria’s commercial capital of Lagos, Nigeria March 13, 2019. (REUTERS Photo)

Many primary school pupils were feared dead on Wednesday after a three-storeyed building at Ita Faji, Lagos Island, collapsed around 10am. The school was said to be on the last floor.

“It is terrible. Parents are crying. I can’t withstand the gorry sight,” he added.

Our correspondent heard cries on the background.

The spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Kehinde Adebayo, confirmed the collapse, adding that emergency officials were already on ground.

Credit: The Punch