Over 15 bodies have been recovered from the scene of the collapse building in the premises of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Ikotun in Lagos.
Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority, Friday Adeboayo confirmed the recovery of the dead bodies adding that rescue operations are on to evacuate injured persons.
The five storey building under construction in Synagogue Church collapsed around 1.00 pm on friday.
Update: Two storey building was being raised to five
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has given more insights on the building that collapsed in the premises of the Synagogue Church in Lagos on Friday.
According to NEMA spokesman, Ibrahim Farinloye, the building was originally two story raised to five.
“ The additional three was being constructed when it collapsed around 1p.m Friday afternoon.
“ The church members have been very aggressive and tried attacking emergency responders.
“ Before emergency responders arrival, about 15 are said to have being rescued alive and three dead.
“ Rescues have rescued three and three dead.
“ Many are said to trapped still.” Farinloye stated in an sms message.