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1 dead, 5 rescued as mosque collapses on worshippers in Mushin, Lagos

The permanent secretary said that search and rescue operations were taking place under his supervision.

1 dead, 5 rescued as mosque collapses on worshippers in Mushin, Lagos [Photo Credit: Lekan Ale]

Dr Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, Permanent Secretary of LASEMA, made this known in a statement in Lagos.

Oke-Osanyintolu said that the mosque located on Yusuf Street, off Ladipo Road, Papa Ajao, collapsed while prayer was ongoing.

The permanent secretary said that search and rescue operations were taking place under his supervision.

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He listed emergency responders at the scene including the LASEMA Response Team, the police, Lagos State Ambulance Service and Lagos State Fire Service.

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