1 Confirmed Dead In Lagos Building Collapse

An unidentified male welder has been confirmed dead following a partial collapse of a building under construction at Aromire Avenue in Ikeja, opposite Dominos Pizza.

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This was made known by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) on Wednesday evening,.

The incident occurred at 6:45 pm and was confirmed by the Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Femi Oke-Osanyintolu.

According to Dr Oke-Osanyintolu, the building was being worked on by unskilled laborers, which led to the collapse.

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The building has since been cordoned off and officials from the Lagos State Building and Control Agency and the police have been notified for further action.

A post-disaster assessment conducted by LASEMA’s Response Team indicated that the building is stable and does not pose a threat to surrounding buildings.

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