Nigerians on social media have expressed gratitude to God after a young boy miraculously survived the Ikoyi building collapse.
Reports gathered that the boy survived after jumping off the falling building into another compound.
Ehunoney who shared the good news, including a photo of the young boy on his page, wrote;
“This guy jumped from the collapsed building into our compound.”
In an update, it has been reported that some people trapped under the rubble have been rescued alive in ongoing efforts.
The General Manager, Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA), Mr Gbolahan Oki, said the owner of the collapsed 21-storey building, under construction in Ikoyi, was given approval to construct only 15 floors.
Oki told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone that the owner of the property has been arrested and would face the law because people have died in the disaster.