Building Collapses - Two Cheat Death in Lagos

By George Okojie

At least two persons escaped death by the whiskers yesterday when a storey building under construction collapsed in Badagry area of Lagos State.

Our correspondent gathered that the building located on Olagunju Street, near St. Triumph Primary School, Magbo bus Stop, collapsed when the construction workers were working at the site.

According to the general manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, (LASEMA), Michael Akindele, the building had earlier been marked by the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) for the developers to stop construction., but the developer had ignored the order and continued working before the building collapsed in the early hours of yesterday.

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