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General News of Thursday, 13 April 2023


LASEMA gives update on Banana Island building collapse, reveals caus


The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, has given an update on the collapsed six-storey building in Banana Island.

The six-storey building collapse occurred at First Avenue, Banana Island, on Wednesday.

However, LASEMA explained that the collapse was “as a result of a truck that ran into the building.”

LASEMA confirmed that no lives were lost in the incident, but recovery operations are still ongoing.

The agency assured efforts are ongoing to avoid a secondary incident on the collapse site.

The post reads: “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.”