Mother, 2 Children & he Sister die in Lagos Building Collapse


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Four people, a mother and her two children have been confirmed dead in a building collapse at Magodo Phase I in Lagos on Saturday morning.

The Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyitolu confirmed.


The incident occurred at 48 Orisha Water Front Otun Araromi Street, Magodo Phase I.

According to LASEMA situation report, the building collapsed from the top of the hill on another building down the street leaving four people mother, sister and two children trapped.

However, efforts to rescue them alive failed as the incident claimed their lives while another victim who is the head of the family, Emmanuel Utache sustained different degrees of injuries.

The deceased included Jumiah Utache (wife); nine-year old Faith Emmanuel (wife’s sister); two-year old Domino Utache and Daniel Utache.