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ANOTHER BUILDING COLLAPSES IN LAGOS

A two-storey building on Chris Igadi Street, in the Ago Palace Way area of Lagos State has collapsed.

According to reports, the building collapsed about 3.00 a.m. on Saturday.

The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said no casualty was recorded during the incident.

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He added that the site of the collapsed structure had been handed over to the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LABSCA).

“On arrival, information gathered from the residents revealed that the building gave signs several hours before it collapsed. Fortunately, nobody was trapped as all the occupants evacuated the area when the signs began two hours before the collapse.

“A headcount of occupants was carried out to ensure no occupant is missing and the remains of the building were cordoned off. The operation was concluded around 5:23 am. The site will be handed over to LABSCA and Ministry of Physical Planning for further investigation”, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu said.

 

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