Nigeria: How Government Corruption, Inefficiency, Residents Actions Destroy Gowon Estate

[Premium Times]The relief Bose Ajinodu felt as she completed her Christmas shopping on December 21, 2010 was short-lived. As the mother of six returned to her apartment in Gowon Estate, Lagos, she was greeted by devastating news. Two kids playing outside the three-storey tenement building where she resides had been squashed to death by a concrete slab that fell from the top floor of the building. One of them was her 7-year-old son, David.