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This morning, a residential building collapsed at Ilufe Road, near Alaba International market in Ojo area of Lagos.
Reports has it that many lives were saved in the incident which created panic among residents. Emergency officials who are already on ground in the area – have sealed the building.
Meanwhile, The Lagos State Government has revealed it had started demolishing 57 buildings that were classified distressed and derelict as a measure to curtail the rate of building collapse across the state. At least 34 of the 57 buildings already marked for demolition were located on Lagos Island, thereby warning against developing buildings without complying with standard rules.