Mother, daughter dead as 5-year-girl survives Lagos building collapse

A 30-year-old mother and her daughter died after being trapped in a building that caved in this morning.

The sad news, according to Lagos emergency agency LASEMA, came from 7, Saidu Okeleji Street in Abule Egba.

Officials called to the scene around 11:48am saw a collapsed uncompleted building with three people trapped inside.

Officials stretcher 5-year-old survivor from scene of building collapse.

Moyin, 5, one of three, was rescued alive and taken to General Hospital, Ikeja. It’s unclear if her injuries are life-threatening.

Basirat, 30, and her daughter Bisoye couldn’t make it. Their remains have been taken to a morgue.

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