Lagos state governor Akinwunmi Ambode has paid a visit to the site of building collapse in Lagos where scores of school pupils are reportedly still trapped with many lives lost already.
The 3 storey building situated in Itafaji Lagos Island collapsed this afternoon during school hours and many casualties have been recorded already.
Ambode expresses sorrow over the loss of precious lives and promises effective rescue operation for survivors.
“I am deeply saddened by the loss of precious lives in the collapse of a building in Lagos Island today. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families who lost loved ones in this unfortunate incident. Our response team is doing everything possible to rescue more people and provide medical attention to survivors.”