Many feared death as another two-story building collapse in Lagos

What might have been one more misfortune was deflected on Saturday as another two-story building collapse in Lagos State.

The incidence occurred at Ago Palace way, Okota in Lagos State.

Fortunately, the greater part of the tenants of the structure got away from safe two hours before it collapsed.

Recall that last week, Nigerians awakened to learn of a structure breakdown at Ebute-Meta, Lagos, where around 10 tenants lost their lives.

As indicated by reports made accessible to justnewsng, signs that the structure could fall were seen on time, provoking the tenants to rush out in record time to try not to be caught.

The occurrence happened at Chris Igadi Street in the early hours of Saturday, while emergency operations was initiated right away.

It couldn’t be ascertained at press time the quick reason for the breakdown.

Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), who affirmed the occurrence, said no no death was recorded.

He, in any case, added that the site of the fell construction had been cordoned off and given up to the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA).

He said: “On arrival, data assembled from the occupants uncovered that the structure allowed signs a few hours before it imploded.

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Luckily, no one was caught as every one of the tenants emptied the region when the signs started two hours before the breakdown.

“A head count of tenants was conveyed to guarantee no inhabitants are absent and the remaining parts of the structure were cordoned off.

“The activity was finished up around 5.23 am. The site will be given over to LABSCA and Ministry of Physical Planning for additional examination.”

Likewise, the occurrence was affirmed by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Lagos State Territorial Coordinator, Ibrahim Farinloye, who said, “the two story constructing somewhat imploded at around 2.am.

“The tenants had hurried out before the breakdown on the grounds that the structure had allowed signs two hours preceding when the occurrence truly happened. Nobody was harmed or any loss recorded.”

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