Demolition starts after Lagos school collapse


Authorities in Nigeria have began demolishing buildings close to the positioning of the four-storey construction that collapsed on Wednesday in Lagos.

Local reviews recommend that dozens of homes have been served with a demolition discover.

Omotayo Fakolujo, from the Lagos State Building Control Agency advised the BBC that greater than 100 buildings might be demolished on Lagos Island.

He added {that a} minimal of three might be demolished per day.

He additionally denied allegations that homeowners of marked buildings had paid bribes to keep away from demolition.

At least 11 individuals died and 50 had been rescued alive from the rubble of the collapsed constructing which housed a major school within the Ita- Faji space of Lagos.

The seek for extra victims was dropped at an finish on Thursday.

The authorities says an investigation might be carried out and that anybody discovered responsible of wrongdoing could be prosecuted.

Source: BBC