Photos: LASBCA evacuates occupants of 8 distressed Lagos buildings


By Olasunkanmi Akoni

Officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency, LASBCA, has commenced evacuation of occupants of eight marked distressed structures in Oyingbo and Lagos Island, areas of the state as part of efforts to prevent building collapse with attendant loss of lives and properties.

The affected buildings are: units of three and four flats in Oke-Arin and Doherty Streets of Lagos Island and another four floors of one unit residential building in Idi-Araba areas of the state, respectively.

The exercise, according to the General Manager, LASCA , Arc. Gbolahan Oki, was part of the routine mandates of the agency to bring to lowest minimum the incidence of building collapse and avoidable death of residents.

Speaking on the initial efforts made to ensure that the occupants of the affected buildings vacated the distressed structures, Arc. Oki, who was represented at the evacuation exercise by the Director of Enforcement, LASBCA, Mr. Olusoji Olaopa, explained…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper