The United States, US, has reacted to the collapse of the building in Ita-Faji area of Lagos Island.
The US Mission in Nigeria who took to Twitter expressed its deepest condolences to the family of those who lost their loved ones in the incident.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), as well as other security agencies), has rescued up to 40 children since the happening.
The US on its official Twitter handle wrote: “The U.S. Mission to Nigeria offers its deepest condolences to the Lagos families of the individuals whose lives were lost during the building collapse at Ita-Faji, Lagos Island.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the families affected by this tragedy at this difficult time.