Eight Injured As One-storey Building Collapses In Oshodi


At least eight persons have been injured after a one-storey building collapsed in the Mafoluku area of Oshodi, Lagos State, on Sunday.

Oke Osanyintolu, Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), who confirmed the incident to Channels Television, noted that no life was lost.

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Oke blamed the collapse on poor maintenance of the building, saying that integrity tests will be carried out on other structures around the collapsed building, to ascertain their suitability and durability.

He disclosed that occupants have been evacuated, as the building is expected to be brought down to ensure the safety of others living in the area.

The LASEMA boss added that council officials have also been directed to ensure proper maintenance of drainages around the area.




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