Four persons said to be family members have been confirmed killed after a house built on a slope or hilly land collapsed on another in the Otun Araromi area of Isheri, Magodo of Lagos State.
The General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Femi Oke-Osayintolu, confirmed the incident on Saturday.
He said the incident occurred in the morning, adding that the bodies recovered include a mother and her three children.
According to him, efforts are ongoing to find more people believed to be trapped in the rubble while relevant agencies are working to ascertain the cause of the collapse.
Rains have been pouring in Lagos in the last two weeks. Friday and Saturday are particularly worse as the rains have refused to stop.