Lagos state government begins demolition of distressed buildings (video)


The Lagos State Building Control Agency
(LABCA) is presented to evacuate 20 distressed structures officially set apart for demolition.
Lagos state government begins demolition of distressed buildings

This is coming three days a four-story building collapsed on Mercy Street, Itafaji, Lagos Island., killing little students, staff and occupants.
As at the time of filing this report, a distressed four-storey building on 60a Freeman Street, Epetedo, Lagos Island is being demolished.
The building, New Telegraph gathered had been marked for demolition since 2013.
The occupants had already moved out of the house, having served notices by the state authority.


According to an old woman met in the house, all the tenants have moved out except herself due to the fact that she has no money to rent another house.
She pleaded with the authority to let her pack her belongings. Her request was partially granted.
According to an official of LABCA, 140 distressed high rise buildings were marked for demolition, adding that 20 houses would be removed today (Friday) Video Below



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