Man Escapes Death By Jumping Off Collapsed Ikoyi 21-Storey Building
Aso Naija gathers that many persons have been trapped after a 21-storey building located along Gerald Road, Ikoyi collapsed on Monday.
According to reports, the collapsed building is under construction, and many persons have been feared dead in the incident.
Rescue officials from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) among others are currently on the ground to rescue the persons trapped.
The Director-General, LASEMA, Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the emergency response plan was swiftly activated following the distress call.
A letter also shown that Prowess Engineering Limited, the company that began the construction of the building which collapsed in Ikoyi, Lagos on Monday withdrew from the project in February 2020.
The company withdrew its services on grounds that it no longer shared the same vision with its client believed to be Fourscore Heights Limited as addressed in the letter.
Taking to the microblogging platform to share a photo of persons who survived the incident, a Twitter user identified as Enubee shared a photo of a man who he claimed jumped from the collapsed building into his compound.
According to Enubee, the man who’s yet to be identified had allegedly jumped from the collapsed building to their compound.
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