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Another building collapses in Lagos

A three-storey building in Lagos state collapsed on Friday.

Nosa Okunbor, spokesperson of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), confirmed the incident.

This recent incident comes weeks after Idris Salako, former Lagos commissioner for physical planning and urban development, resigned his appointment amid the recurring building collapses in the state.

On September 4, a seven-storey uncompleted building collapsed at Oba Idowu Oniru street, in the Lekki area of Lagos.

At least six persons were reported dead.

In May, the collapse of a three-storey building in the Ebute-Meta axis of state claimed at least eight lives.

In February, a three-storey building collapsed in the Onike area of Yaba, leading to several casualties.

On November 1, 2021, a 21-storey building being developed by Fourscore Homes, collapsed in the Ikoyi axis of the state.