Breaking: Three-Storey School Building Collapses in Ejigbo, Lagos

September 19, 2020

A three-story school building has collapsed in the Iyana-Ejigbo area of Lagos.

In a statement on its official Twitter account, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) confirmed that Excel College, located at 15, Ansarudeen Street, Ile-Epo Bus-Stop, Ejigbo, collapsed at 8:15am this Staurday, 19th September, 2020.

Fortunately, nobody was trapped, and no injuries or lives have been lost in the incident.

However, the three-story building has two wings, and the wing that collapsed has affected the other wing, as visible cracks can now be seen on its walls, pillars and decking.

Schools in Lagos are scheduled to resume on Monday, 21st September 2020, and we had initially reported about it here. This collapse of this three-story school building in Ejigbo, Lagos means Excel College will most likely not open to students on Monday.

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