News coming in says that a 21-storey building located in Ikoyi, Lagos State has collapsed a few minutes ago.

According to reports, the building which collapsed not too long ago is under construction and located off Alexander way, Gerrard Road, Ikoyi, Lagos State.

The building which was being worked on as it was under construction suddenly collapsed on construction workers and the owner of the building. Men of the Federal, state Fire Services and Rescue Team and men of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, are currently at the scene of the incident to salvage the lives of those trapped.

According to Director General, LASEMA Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, the agency has activated its emergency response plan to the above incident.

“All first responders are en route to secure the scene while the heavy-duty equipment and life detection equipment have been dispatched.”