The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Saturday, confirmed that there was no casualty in the three-storey building that collapsed at Ikpoh Street, Surulere, Lagos.
NEMA Territorial Coordinator, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, stated this in a statement made available to newsmen.
The building, located at No.14, Ikpoh Street, Surulere, came down at about 10pm on Friday.
Meanwhile, an occupant of the building, Mr Gervase Anyanwu, said that all the occupants were able to run out of the building before it came down completely.
Anyanwu said that before the building came down, there was a large sound at one of the wings.
“Immediately we heard the sound, all the occupants of the building gathered at the mustard point, before evacuating for safety.
“No casualty was recorded,” Anyanwu said.
He added that the immediate evacuation of the occupants was “simply by the grace of God.”
It was learnt that the building had shown serious signs of distress before it came down.