Collapsing Buildings Everywhere
After a heavy rainfall in Kano on the night of Tuesday, June 21, 2011, 27 houses collapsed, claiming seven lives. Over 300 persons sustained injuries in that incident. A few days later, on June 30, one person died following the collapse of a three-storey building in Mararaba on the outskirts of Abuja, the nation's capital.Within the same period, a four-storey house collapsed in the Idumota area of Lagos Island killing at least six persons. Then on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 in the same Idumota area, another building collapsed claiming 18 lives. The list is almost endless.