Building Collapse: How developer worked overnight, weekends before building marked for demolition collapsed

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A three-storey building under construction collapsed on Lagos Island May 21, killing one ad injuring many

According to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, the building located at 4 Alayaki Lane, Lagos Island had been captured by the LASBCA District Office and served with all statutory notices, sealed at district and central enforcement level.

But it has been discovered the developer had continued clandestine operations mostly at night and weekends.

An unconfirmed number of people are still trapped inside the building.

Two people have been rescued alive while another was recovered dead

Rescue operations are still ongoing.