Again: Another building collapse in Lagos
Another three-storey building has collapsed in the Mushin axis of Lagos State. This is coming again after several buildings going down in the state.
Reports has it that the building caved in on Friday on Sonuga Street, Palm Avenue, Mushin and it has further been confirmed by the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyinyolu.
“A building collapsed in Mushin a few minutes ago. The rescue operation is ongoing”, he disclosed to newsmen.
However, men of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and the Lagos State Rescue and Fire Service had arrived at the scene. As of the time of filing this report, it had not been ascertained if anyone was trapped under the rubble.
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The spate of building collapses in the country has become a source of concern among citizens, with a previous case in Oniru, Lagos leading to the resignation of Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr Idris Salako.
At least four persons had lost their lives in the aforementioned tragedy.