An official of the National Emergency Management Agency, Mr Ibrahim, has stated that voices have been heard from under the rubbles of the 21-storey building that collapsed in Ikoyi, Lagos state on Monday, November 1.

Ibrahim in an interview with Arise TV on Tuesday morning, November 2 noted that efforts are being made to rescue the people whose voices have been heard underground.

“Yesterday night we were able to recover another body. We now have five alive, four dead. We had a little break of about one to two hours. By the time we woke up, we were hearing voices underground and that is what we are now trying to do. The heavy weight on top, we want to bring them down to get to them. We have isolated their locations already and we are trying to get to them”. He said.

Watch video below,

In other news, a video of a man being rescued alive from the ruins of the Ikoyi 21-storey building collapse at around 12am Tuesday morning, November 2, has been shared online.

The man who is one of the few survivors was identified as Mayowa Sunday. So far, about five adult male bodies have been recovered from the scene while the number of rescued persons has risen to four. Watch video here.

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