Reactions continue to trail death of pupils in Lagos building collapse


Authorities have rescued at least 50 children so far from a three-storeyed building which collapsed in the Itafaji area of Lagos Island.

Emergency rescue agencies such as the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), as well as security personnel are currently on ground at the scene of the incident.

The police, army and National Security and Civil Defence Force, NSCDC, are also making contributions with rescue operations.

At least two persons have been confirmed dead and over fifty others mainly children trapped in the rubbles.

The General Manager of the Lagos state Emergency Agency, Mr. Tiamiyu said the rescue mission was intense and successful so far.