One person has been confirmed dead after a two-storey building collapsed on the Lagos Island area of Lagos State.

It was learnt that the incident which occurred yesterday reveals that the building was under construction before its collapse.

According to an eyewitness, the building collapsed after heavy rainfall at Freeman Road, Lagos Island.

Further reports gathered showed that one person was rescued alive.

Lagos State has recorded three incidents of building collapse across the Yaba, Ebute-Metta and Okota areas, with 15 lives lost in recent months while a 21-storey building on Gerard Road, Ikoyi collapsed on November 1, 2021 where about 50 persons perished.

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