Panic as school collapses in Lagos

Scene of a partially collapsed building which houses Brain Star Academy at No 30 Ajose Street, Okokomaiko, on Tuesday, in Lagos.

There was pandemonium on Wednesday at the Amukoko area of Lagos State after a school building collapsed.

The school is located at 30 Ajose Street, Amukoko and is said to house Brain Star Academy.

According to the report of an eyewitness, the building had been a major cause of concern and threat to lives and property in the area.

Some people claimed that one person died in the tragedy, but a government source, who did not want his name in print, said no casualty was recorded.

The tragedy, however, created panic in the entire area, while the Lagos State Management Agency, (LASEMA) had since shut down the structure after the incident.