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Update: Three adults recovered from ruins of Lagos collapsed building

Three adults have now been recovered from the ruins of a collapsed one-storey building at 122, Herbert Macaulay Way, Lagos Bus Stop, Ebute Metta, Lagos.

PM News had earlier reported that a woman and a baby were trapped in the building while a female adult was rescued alive. This was based on the information provided by the Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Margaret Adeseye.

But the Service now says two more bodies have been recovered, one being male and the other female. According to the latest updates, the two of them are suspected to be dead.

The earlier message from the Fire Service had read: “The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service is currently attending to an emergency which was reported at 09:00 hours to 122, Herbert Macaulay Way, Lagos Bus Stop, Ebute Meta, Lagos where a one storey building with penthouse has collapsed and two adults and a baby, all females are still trapped with search and rescue ongoing.

“However, an adult female has been rescued alive in stable condition as the State Emergency Response fully activated”.