In the implementation of the recommendations of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on the collapsed 7-storey building in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State Government has directed the State Attorney General to prosecute Sir Francis Allagoa, the owner of the collapsed building at Woji Road in New GRA in Port Harcourt.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday set up a 5-Man panel to investigate the immediate and remote causes of the collapsed three-storey building at Ita Faji area of Lagos Island which killed 20 people, majorly children and wounded 45 others.
The Lagos State Government on Friday disclosed that 80 distressed buildings will be demolished this month on Lagos Island following the collapse of a three-storey building on Wednesday, killing 20 children and adults.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, says the children who died in Wednesday’s building collapse in Lagos Island did not deserve to die the way they did, describing the incident as tragic and carelessness on the part of those who are supposed to do the right thing.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Oluranti Adebule, has assured the public, especially parents and guardians of Ohen Private Nursery /Primary School, Lagos Island, Whose building collapsed Wednesday morning, that top rescue operations is ongoing to ensure the safety and rescue of the trapped pupils and staff of the school.
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode was at the collapsed three-storey building on Lagos Island on Wednesday where many children were killed, describing the incident as unfortunate, saying that 25 people have so far been rescued while some are dead.
Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Friday visited the site of Friday's four-storey building collapse in Abuja and expressed satisfaction with the effort and prompt response of emergency, rescue operators and security agencies at the collapsed building at Jabi, FCT. Abuja.
A mother, 30 and her two-year old baby have died and one other rescued as an uncompleted storey building collapsed at Meiran area of Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area, LCDA of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
The Lagos State Government has warned the residents to keep off all collapsed building site land until necessary scientific tests are carried out and investigations concluded to determine reasons for the building collapse.