A young man has escaped death after jumping off the 21-storey building that collapsed in Ikoyi, Lagos State.
KanyiDaily had earlier reported that a 21-storey building developed by Femi Osibona, which was under construction, collapsed at Gerald street in Ikoyi on Monday afternoon, November 1.
The billionaire property developer Femi Osibona, popularly known as Four Score, along with his friend Wale Bob, aides, police escorts, and construction workers were in the building when it collapsed.
According to Punch, no fewer than 10 persons were feared dead while about 50 people were still trapped in the rubble, including Femi Osibona, who owned the building, and some of his clients and engineers.
It was gathered that one of the victims who survived the incident jumped off the falling building into another compound.
A Twitter user, Ehunoney who shared the good news, including a photo of the young boy on his page, wrote; “This guy jumped from the collapsed building into our compound.”
It was gathered that Femi Adegoke Osibona, one of Nigeria’s celebrated luxury developers, died when his 21-storey building collapsed in Ikoyi.