June 13, 2024

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has revealed what led to the collapse of a seven-story building in Banana Island, Ikoyi.

In a statement released on LASEMA’s Facebook page, the building that was still under construction collapsed after a truck ran into it.

The agency disclosed that fortunately no life was lost.

“Situation report on the collapsed building at 1st Avenue, Banana Island, Ikoyi.”

“Upon the arrival of the LASEMA Response Team at the scene of the incident, a six-storey building under construction was found to have collapsed.

“Information gathered revealed that the building collapsed, as a result of a truck that ran into the building.

“Fortunately, no loss of life, however, efforts are ongoing to reconstruct the building to ground zero so as to forestall any secondary incident.


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