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LASEMA confirms one dead, 5 injured as mosque collapses in Lagos

The Lagos Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says five persons have been rescued and one dead body recovered from a collapsed mosque at Papa Ajao, Mushin, on Sunday.

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

DAILY POST had reported that the incident occurred on Sunday during afternoon prayers.

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.

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