Lagos govt to probe collapse of three-storey building

The Lagos State authorities has ordered immediate investigations into Friday’s collapse of a three-storey building within the Mushin space of the state.

A minimum of three individuals had been rescued from the particles of the building at 2/4 Oye Sonuga Avenue off Palm Avenue in Mushin.

The state’s Commissioner for Bodily Planning and City Growth, Mr. Omotayo Bamgbose-Martins, said this on the scene of the accident.

The commissioner, in accordance to an announcement issued by the ministry spokesman, Mukaila Sanusi, additionally ordered the demolition of an adjoining building within the space.

He directed the Lagos State Building Management Company (LASBCA) and the Lagos State Supplies Testing Laboratory to unravel the trigger of the incident.

He mentioned the Lagos State Emergency Administration Company had since begun rescue operations and efforts had been on to save anybody trapped within the rubbles.

The state has recorded a number of circumstances of building collapse in the previous few months.

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The final incident occurred on September 4 when a seven-storey building collapsed within the Victoria Island space of the state.

A minimum of 5 individuals had been killed within the incident.

The collapse of the building which was underneath building pressured the previous Commissioner for Bodily Planning and City Growth, Dr. Idris Salako, to resign from the place.

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