A corps member serving in Lagos state has been confirmed as one of the victims of the three-storey building collapse located at no. 24, Ibadan Street, Off Murtala Mohammed Way, in the Ebute Metta area of Lagos State.
The incident which occurred on Sunday, May 1, has so far claimed the lives of ten people, six males, and four females, including a NYSC member.
It was also reported that twenty-four people have been rescued alive, including seven children and 17 adults.
Meanwhile, the landlord’s son in the care of the collapsed building, who was formerly living in the house, told newsmen that he had since given the occupants of the building a quit notice, but claimed that they refused to adhere to the evacuation notice.
The landlord’s son also revealed that he had to leave the building and rented an apartment in the same vicinity and the tenants and other occupants stopped paying rent to anyone for long.