BLACK DEMOCRACY DAY! Another 3 Storey Building Collapses, 2 Dead, Many Trapped In Lagos

Published On: May 29, 2017, 1:05 pm (3 years ago)
Author: onuigbo felicia
-- Online (f) at 29-05-2017 01:05 PM

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It is a black Democracy Day in Lagos, as another three-storey building on Lagos Island collapsed on Monday morning with two people confirmed dead and several others still trapped.
This is the fourth building to have collapsed in Lagos in less than months.
Naijapals gathered that the collapsed three-storey building was being renovated with people inside when it caved in.
Rescue operation is still ongoing as emergency responders are working frantically to rescue trapped victims in the building located at Daddy Alhaja Street, Oke Arin, Lagos Island, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Adesina Tiamiyu told Naijapals that 14 people had so far been rescued alive.
He confirmed that two people had so far died in the collapsed building while rescue operation continued to rescue other trapped victims.
Last week, a two-storey building collapsed at Cole Street Ebute Metta with a woman injured.
Three weeks ago, a three-storey building collapsed at Ilasamaja area of the state, with four people dead.
Over a month ago, a two storey building under construction collapsed in Lekki area of Lagos, killing two people.

-- pricklong (m) at 29-05-2017 01:14 PM
(4171 | Gistmaniac)

There are more to this collapses of building  has the Oni of Efe forgive given the oba of Lagos ?
-- pricklong (m) at 29-05-2017 01:15 PM
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There are more to this collapses of building  has the Oni of Efe forgive given the oba of Lagos ?
-- starzx (f) at 29-05-2017 01:51 PM
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There is nothing to it, the should learn HW to use cement  and concrete to build house in Lagos nt jst sand and water . 80percent of houses in Lagos risk collapsible, bcos the use to little cement on the block and their sand is NT starchy.
-- morgan1 (m) at 29-05-2017 02:53 PM
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 Shocked Shocked Shocked
-- AmazingMarie (f) at 29-05-2017 03:50 PM
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all those houses has foundation too weak for what they carry. the building ought not be approved for renovation it should be brought down and rebuilt
-- schmit (f) at 29-05-2017 06:21 PM
(11786 | Hero)

Wetin dey happen
-- dareper (m) at 29-05-2017 08:11 PM
(20527 | Addicted Hero)

too bad
-- Larry28 (f) at 30-05-2017 11:55 AM
(16469 | Hero)

Lord have mercy