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Owner killed as 2-storey building collapses in Lagos

A building under construction has collapsed in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State.

The building located at 77, Tapa Road, Oke Ojo Isawo along Ikorodu in Lagos, caved in at about 2:30 pm on Tuesday, according to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

“The landlord, Pastor Daniel Obasi was trapped and the body recovered,” Coordinator of NEMA in the state, Mr. Ibrahim Farinloye, said in a statement.

He said the Police have taken the body to the morgue of the General Hospital, Ikorodu.

According to a neighbour, Construction works were suspended due to the Eid El Kabir celebration.

Workers were said to be at work till late evening on Monday.