Yesterday, another building collapsed in Lagos Island during the ongoing demolition in the area. The building, located at Egerton Square, Oke Arin collapsed in the afternoon, trapping some persons.
Confirming the incident on its twitter handle, the the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, said the building is one of those marked by the Lagos State Building Control Agency LASCBCA, for demolition.
The officials were on top of the building when some scavengers tried to remove the doors on the ground floor & the remaining parts of the building collapsed on them.
Situation report on the collapsed building at Egerton oke arin square, Lagos Island. The building had been marked by LASBCA for Demolition, which started yesterday. pic.twitter.com/o27dxozS8o— LRU #Call112 (@lasemasocial) March 18, 2019