The front section of a six-storey building gutted by fire on Tuesday in Lagos Island has collapsed, killing a policeman at the scene.
The part of the six-storey building located at 43 Martins Street, Lagos Island, collapsed around 8:30p.m. on Tuesday as firemen continued spirited efforts at extinguishing the inferno.
The burning building collapsed on the policeman, severely injuring him while trying to control the surging crowd.
Mr Olanrewaju Elegushi, Special Adviser to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Lagos Central Business District, who confirmed the unfortunate incident also noted that the policeman died in hospital following injuries sustained in the building collapse.