The Lagos State Government on Friday began the demolition of 180 distressed buildings on Lagos Island.
This was made known by the General Manager of Lagos State Building Control Agency, LASBCA, Mr. Lekan Shodeinde.
According to Mr. Shodeinde, 20 buildings would be demolished on Friday adding that the agency’s task force began with the demolition of a three storey building on 60A Freeman Street, Epetedo, around 9:50 am.
The agency said the property owners had been served several notices dating back to 2013.
The demolition is coming a day after a building collapse on Massey Street, Ita Faaji, Lagos Island, which killed many pupils and other injured on Wednesday, March 13, 2019