Another person rescued as Lagos govt opens investigation into building collapse incident

The Lagos State Authorities has opened an investigation into the three-storey building that collapsed on Friday.

This comes as yet another person was rescued from the rubble. This brings the full variety of folks rescued to 3.

The incident occurred on Sonuga Avenue, Palm Avenue, within the Mushin space of Lagos State.

Mukaila Sanusi, the spokesperson of the ministry of

Bodily Planning and City Improvement, in a press release, mentioned the commissioner, Omotayo Bamgbose-Martins, visited the positioning.

He mentioned the collapsed construction is about 40 years outdated.

“The Commissioner directed that the adjoining building be pulled down instantly to forestall additional collapse and for security causes, the assertion reads.

“Efforts are on to rescue those that might need been trapped within the rubble.

“The Lagos State Building Management Company (LASBCA) and the Lagos State Supplies Testing Laboratory have been directed to unravel the reason for the collapse. The Lagos State Emergency Administration Company is main the rescue operations.”

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Background

Just lately, six our bodies have been recovered after a seven-storey building beneath building collapsed.

Two weeks after the incident, the authorities are but to determine and arrest the developer and others.

Incidents of building collapse have change into a regular prevalence in Lagos State.

In November, a minimum of 44 folks died when a high-rise building crumbled.

In Might, eight our bodies have been recovered after a three-storey building collapsed in Ebute-Metta.

Another building within the In the past Palace Means space of Lagos State collapsed on Might 7.

In August, there was one other building collapse resulting in the demise of two youngsters.


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