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47-Year-Old Woman Killed as Balcony Collapses in Mile 12, Lagos

47-Year-Old Woman Killed as Balcony Collapses in Mile 12, Lagos

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Another building has partially collapsed in the commercial city of Lagos with one death currently recorded.

The balcony of a story building at No 9 Alli Close – Mile 12 in Lagos state partially collapsed at about 8.45 am on Saturday.

According to investigation and assessment conducted by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA’s Emergency Response Team, the building had shown sign of distress as some portion of the balcony was caving in.

LASEMA’s spokesman, Kehinde Adebayo, told a reporter that full scale investigation as to the actual cause would be carried out by relevant government Agencies.

He said 47 years old woman sustained bodily injury and died on her way to the hospital, and no other casualty was recorded.

“The occupant of the 16 rooms building have been evacuated and the building condoned off for safety.

“Agencies on ground include LASEMA ERT and Lagos State Fire Service and the Nigerian Police Force, Alapere Division and the LASAMBUS.”

The LASEMA General Manager, Mr Michael Akindele advised the public to urgently report cases of building with defects and other emergencies in the state for appropriate action.

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