The collapsed building

A one-storey building has collapsed in Oshodi, Lagos with two people reportedly injured and taken to hospital for treatment.

The collapsed building is located at 35, Adesanya Street, Mafoluku area of Oshodi, Lagos.

According to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, on its Twitter page, the building collapsed with two people trapped.

It said the building was undergoing illegal repair when it caved in.

“A storey building at the address suddenly came down with two people said to be trapped and rescued and taken to a nearby hospital by neighbours before the arrival of the Agency’s LRT.

“The building was undergoing illegal renovation before it collapsed this morning. There is an urgent need for complete demolition of the building before it causes any further disaster,” it said.