A three storey building belonging to Excell College Ejigbo, in the early hours of Saturday morning, September 19, 2020, has collapsed.
According to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), the said 3-storey building which collapsed around 8:15am, is located at 15, Ansarudeen, Ile Epo Bus Stop, Iyana Ejigbo area of Lagos State.
In a release signed by the agency’s Head of Public Affairs, Nosa Okunbor, it was reported that no life was lost nor injury suffered as schools are presently locked down due to COVID-19 pandemic.
The collapsed portion, which was attributed to “visible distress”, has seriously affected the second wing. There are now visible cracks on the walls, pillars and decking of the second portion.
Available information from school officials revealed that the collapsed building had previously shown signs of distress, saying that the school authority was planning to renovate and refortify the collapsed structure.
Early responders at the incident scene were LASEMA, Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) and the Nigerian Police Force (Ejigbo Division)”.