Another building collapses in Lagos


Barely 24 hours ago in the earliest hours of Saturday morning, a three-storey Building On Freeman Street,Lagos, Collapsed , claiming two lives, leaving eight others injured, another building has collapsed, Saturday evening, at No 312, Ijegun Road, Ikotun area of the state.

The building with nine shops and 15 rooms was said to have suffered a partial collapse from the rear , claiming no life and no inflicted no injury ,either.

The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Oluwafemi Oke-Osanyintolu had confirmed the unfortunate incident.

The building was said to have shown signs of being distressed due to some cracks on the walls, before the partial collapse.

Similar distressed signs were also noticed on both the pillars and decking.

Fortunately for the occupants, they all escaped unhurt and have been evacuated by the state response team, thereafter.

The said building has since been duly cordoned off.

Fatimah Oyesanmi

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