Breaking: Lagos Begins Demolition of Marked Buildings

The Lagos State government has commenced the demolition of buildings likely to collapse at Lagos Island.

Government officials are currently pulling down such houses on Freeman Street in Ita Faji area.

This comes two days after a three-storey building on Massey Street in the same area, collapsed, killing twelve people, including nine children, and injuring about 50.

During a visit to the scene on Wednesday, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode vowed to open investigation into the collapsed structure and bring culprits to book.

More to follow.

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