Many Pupils Feared Dead, As School Building Collapses In Lagos

Itafaji 4 storey building collapse in Lagos Island

Many school children are feared dead with over a hundred trapped, at Itafaji, in Lagos Island, as a 3 storey building housing a private school collapsed,allegedly due to the result of a recent dredging that happened within the area thereby affecting the building.

Baden School is in Lagos Island,
situated at Itafaji Street, near Adeniji Adele.

Several children are presently trapped under the rubbles of the three story building that suddenly collapsed in the morning of today Wednesday.

As at the time of filing this report, many students are being rushed to the General hospital, Marina, while parents are trooping there to search for their children.

Some parents are said to have more than one child in the school, some have 2, while some others have up to 4.

As part of effort to rescue the trapped pupils who were wailing under the rubbles, men of Lagos State Emergency Management Authority, LASEMA, Lagos State Fire Service, and other rescue teams have been dispatched to the scene.

According to source, the floor of the building houses a school where pupils were in class when the tragedy struck.

It’s gathered that over 100 students are currently still trapped

The Lagos state fire and Emergency are presently on ground trying to rescue the children that are trapped, to ensure that trapped victims are brought out alive.

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