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.
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.
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.