A building has collapsed along Cemetery road, opposite the health centre in Ebute Metta, Lagos. 

The two-storey building which houses shops and residential apartments collapsed just after noon on Friday. There are fears that some persons might have died.

Many persons are said to have been trapped in the rubbles of the collapsed building.

According to reports, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) arrived at the scene within fifteen minutes, LASEMA cordoned off the area swiftly and commenced rescue operations immediately.

Lagos has recorded about three cases of building collapse in recent times.