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Just In: Five-Storey Building Collapses At Apapa

A five storey building under construction has collapsed at 45, Ladipo Oluwole, GRA Apapa area of Lagos State.

The incident happened at about 2:30pm on Sunday.

NewsBeatng gathered that officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency have sealed the collapsed building.

The latest building collapse in Lagos comes barely 72 hours after a seven story building collapsed in Bananna Island area of the state.

It was learnt that the collpase of the building was due to thunder strike orchestrtated by heavy rains early today.

A Volunteer with the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp in Ajeromi Ifelodun LCDA, Asimiyu Tiamiyu who witnessed it, said no casualty was recorded in the incident.

According to him, all the workers at the site of the collapsed building had embarked on Sallah break, reason why no one was involved in the incident.

He noted that the state government must beam a search light on the recurring incident of collpase building which had claimed many lives and property worth billions of Naira destroyed.

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