Many primary school pupils were feared dead after a three-storeyed school building at Ita Faji, Lagos Island, collapsed around 10am.
The school was said to be on the last floor.
A resident of the area, Prince Adams, who alerted our correspondent to the incident on the telephone, said no fewer than 10 pupils had been removed from the school building that collapsed so far.
“It is terrible. Parents are crying. I can’t withstand the gorry sight,” he added.
Our correspondent heard cries in the background.
The spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Kehinde Adebayo, confirmed the collapse, adding that emergency officials were already on ground.