One Ezekiel Ajibola was been pulled out dead from the rubble of a collapsed building undergoing renovation, housing a branch of Keystone Bank in Palmgrove area of Lagos.
Officials of the Lagos State State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) were seen carrying rescue operation at the site of the incident in the early hours of today.
According to LASEMA, the building was undergoing some renovation when it collapsed on the construction workers on the evening of Saturday, March 7, 2020.
The trapped, adult male labourer, Ajibola, was extracted from beneath the collapsed structure by the combined effort of the LASEMA Rescue Unit and Lagos State Fire Service, with the aid of the agency’s light rescue equipment
“Upon arrival at the scene of the collapsed one-storey building belonging to Keystone Bank while was undergoing being renovation, it was discovered that an adult male labourer lost his life.
“The trapped adult male commodity, Ajibola, aged 35 years has been recovered from under the collapsed structure by the combined effort of the Lagos State Rescue Team with the aid of light rescue equipment and handed over to police officers from Pedro Station,” LASEMA said.