3-year-old Boy Dies As Three Storey Building Collapses In Lagos


A three- year old boy said to be twin has been exhumed from the rubble of three storey building which collapsed at popular Oju-Ina area of Agarawu, Lagos Island.

LEADERSHIP gathered that the boy, Kehinde Okedairo, who was sleeping with his mother in their room at 4, Hassani lane, Agarawu lost his life when the building at the back, marked for demolition by the State government, situated at 54 Palm Church street, Agarawu caved in and fell on the deceased bungalow.

It was gathered that when the three storey building from Palm Church Street fell on the deceased house the mother managed to escape while the little boy was trapped under the rubble.

Witnesses in the community were said to have rushed to the scene to rescue the boy to no avail, until the remains was brought out under the rubble.

Confirming the incident , the Chairman, CDA in the area, Mr. Fatai Oriade, lamented that the distressed house had been marked for demolition for long by the state government agency on building…

Source: Leadership Newspaper