Building collapses near Alaba International market in Lagos (PHOTOS)
A residential building collapsed this morning at Ilufe Road, near Alaba International market in Ojo area of Lagos.
Many lives were saved in the incident which caused panic among residents.
The cause of the collapse could not be immediately ascertained.
Rescue operators including officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA; Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Red Cross; Lagos State Ambulance Service, LASAMBUS, Lagos State building control agent and police officers have been dispatched to evacuate residents from other buildings that are likely to be affected by the collapsed building.
The collapsed building has been sealed.