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Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Another 3-storey building collapses in Lagos

Yet another three-storey building has collapsed in Ojo Area of Lagos state. There was no casualties as residents have already deserted the building located at 21 Saka Okoro Street, Ilufe Road, Alaba International Market, Ojo.


Tthe building caved in on Tuesday morning in a partial collapse.

General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Adesina Tiamiyu said on arrival at the incident scene, a 3-story building consisting of 8 blocks of flats collapsed in the early hours of Tuesday.

“Investigation conducted at the incident scene revealed that the building had shown some signs of being distressed. No life was lost and there were no injuries sustained,” he said.

He said recovery operation was ongoing by LASEMA, Lagos State Building Control Agency, LASBCA, and other stakeholders to prevent any secondary incident of full or total collapsed that might lead to unnecessary loss of lives.

However, government officials have begun full demolition of the building.

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