LASEMA confirms 1 dead, 5 injured in Lagos mosque collapse

The Lagos Emergency Management Agency  (LASEMA) says five persons have been rescued and one dead body recovered from a collapsed mosque  at Papa Ajao, Mushin, on Sunday.

Dr Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, Permanent Secretary of LASEMA, made this known  in a statement in Lagos.

Oke-Osanyintolu said that the mosque located on Yusuf Street, off Ladipo Road, Papa Ajao, collapsed while prayer was ongoing.

The permanent secretary said that search and rescue operations  were taking place  under his supervision.

He listed emergency responders at the scene to include LASEMA Response Team, the police, Lagos State Ambulance Service and Lagos State Fire Service.

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