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Lagos school building collapse: Government commences demolition of 180 buildings

The Lagos State Building Control Agency, on Friday morning, commenced the demolition of defective buildings within Lagos Island.

About 180 houses will be demolished in the exercise, according to the General Manager of LASBCA, Lekan Shodeinde.

He said 20 would be demolished on Friday.

The agency’s task force began with the demolition of a three-storey building on 60A Freeman Street, Epetedo.

The demolition is coming on the heels of Wednesday building collapse on Massey Street, Ita Faaji, Lagos Island, which killed many pupils and injured others.

The agency said the property owners had been served several notices dating back to 2013.

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Tireni Adebayo

Tireni Adebayo is the Editor of Kemi Filani News. She has BSC in Mass Communication from the Redeemer's University and M.A in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos (2014 - 2015) where she majored in Public Relations and Advertising and Digital Media.  When she is not writing, she is either listening to music or reading her favorite books. Tel: +2348000000901 Address: Herbert Macaulay, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria Email: [email protected]

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