three-storey building collapses on Ibadan Street, Ebute Metta

Many residents are trapped after a three-storey building collapsed on Ibadan Street, Ebute Metta, Lagos State.

The building collapsed this evening, May 1.

Videos from the scene show locals making efforts to reach those trapped.

 three-storey building collapses on Ibadan Street, Ebute Metta

Another video shows bodies lying motionless on the ground at the scene of the building collapse, with residents running around, screaming for their loved ones.

 

 three-storey building collapses on Ibadan Street, Ebute Metta

The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service tweeted: “An alert of a collapsed of a three storey building by 32 Ibadan Street, Ebute Meta was received at 21:48 hours, Sunday with @LagosRescue already at the scene.

“Search and Rescue ongoing with updates to follow, please.”

 three-storey building collapses on Ibadan Street, Ebute Metta

Watch the video below;