Saturday, July 24, 2021
Home News Building Collapses In Lagos, Kills Owner

Building Collapses In Lagos, Kills Owner

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

A two-storey building under construction in a Lagos community collapsed on Tuesday, killing its owner, identified as Pastor Daniel Obasi.

The building is located at No. 77, Tapa Road, Oke-Ojo at Isawo community in Ikorodu, Lagos.

Acting Zonal Coordinator of the Southwest Zonal Office of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the incident on Tuesday in Lagos. 

He said the owner, a cleric, was trapped in the building but the body had been recovered and taken to the morgue at the General Hospital, Ikorodu by the police. 

See also  Nigeria Aluminium Smelter Company To Restart By End Of 2023 -Minister

Farinloye said the collapsed building was an attachment to the main building and spoke on the likely cause of the incident.

“The cause of the collapse was suspected to be inadequate time to allow land to compact properly before commencement of construction and using of poor building materials”. 

See also  1,752 Benefit From Rent-To-Own Housing Policy In Lagos

According to a neighbour of the deceased, construction work had been suspended earlier in the day due to the Eid-el-Kabir festivities.  

See also  NEMA Distributes Relief Materials To 30,000 IDPs In Taraba

© 2021, Scud News. All rights reserved.

- Advertisement -

Most Popular

Sweden Phases Out Use Of AstraZeneca Vaccine

Sweden is gradually phasing out the use of the COVID-19 vaccine produced by the British-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca.

Kano Makes NIN Compulsory For Public Secondary School students

Saidu-Kiru said the NIN would enable the ministry to have an updated data base for all students for the purpose of planning and optimum

Ex-banker, Wife, Mother–In-Law Jailed 60 Years for Stealing Depositors’ Fund

A former bank cashier, Ebenezer Adeolu Alonge, his wife, and mother-in- law, Isakunle Eunice Moradeke have been jailed by a court in Ekiti.

Public Display Of Affluence Dangerous, DSS Warns

The Department of State Services (DSS) has warned Nigerians on the dangers of public display of affluence, saying it is great security...
See also  Breaking: Union Shuts Down Arik Air Operations in Lagos

© 2020 – 2021, Scud News. All rights reserved.

%d bloggers like this: