Parents and residents around the Lagos Island all rushed in panic to the scene of the collapsed three storey building housing the primary school on the top floor as many primary pupil were feared dead on Wednesday at Ita Faji, Lagos Island, around 10am.
It is terrible. Parents are crying. I can’t withstand the gorry sight,” a resident said on phone to our correspondent as you can hear cry on the background, no fewer than 10 pupils had been removed from the rubble so far
The spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Kehinde Adebayo, confirmed the collapse, adding that emergency officials were already on the ground.