Two injured in another collapse Lagos building
It was gathered that the latest collapsed building had been marked for demolition for a long time but officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LABSCA) did nothing to pull it down until it caved in on Monday afternoon.
Rebuild marked houses or risk forfeiture, Lagos tells owners
Lagos State Government on Monday told owners of structures marked for demolition to rebuild them or risk forfeiture of their houses. The state physical planning and urban development commissioner Prince Rotimi Ogunleye gave the order while commiserating with families of victims of the collapsed building at Ita Faji Street on Lagos Island. Eight bodies were…
LASG embarks on public sensitisation, serves 145 notices on building owners
The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LABSCA) has embarked on public sensitisation to inform residents that all buildings in the state must have valid building approval plan. Mr Olalekan Shodehinde, the General Manager, LASBCA, made this known at a sensitisation through the Lagos metropolis of Yaba, Tejuosho and Oyingbo area of the state. Shodehinde said…
‘Negligence among professionals is extremely alarming’
Mr. George Akinola is the National President of Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG), an association advocating sanity in the built environment. He believes that codification of building materials by regulatory agency will help to eradicate the menace of building collapse.