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Photos from building collapse in Agidingbi, ikeja today

Emma Nwachukwu

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These are photos from the scene of a building collapse in Agidingbi area of Ikeja. The unfortunate incident took place at about about 10.54 am today 6th Sept. 2016.

it was a terrible mud slide that occurred on illegal shanties around Kuata Area by Amara olu street Mechanic Village Agidingbi, ikeja, due to the heavy rainfall.
Three persons were discovered trapped under the mud. The Agency’s ERT were able to rescue two people ( a male and a female) while one adult female lost her life and the dead was recovered by the Agency Emergency Response Team .

The Agency’s ERT and men of the Nigerian Police from Alausa Division, RRS and the Nigerian security and civil defence LASAMBUS, NEMA, were on ground for the recovery operation.


The General Manager LASEMA Mr. Michael Akindele said that the area is a wet land and a buffer zone which is not habitable for human settlement. He further noted that the State government has been sensitizing people staying in flood prone and wet land to vacate such areas to avert loss of lives especially during this raining season.

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Updated on December 6, 2017 at 8:45 am