A four-storey building in Lagos housing a school with over 100 pupils as well as apartments collapsed on Wednesday leaving 12 fatalities and several injuries.
The incident, which occurred at Ita
The Daily Monitor reports that the building in question had been listed for demolition by the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) due to structural failure. The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, also disclosed the school was operating illegally.
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I charge the Lagos State Government to do all that is needful, so that such tragic developments do not recur.— Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) March 13, 2019
Scores of Nigerians took to social media to vent their anger over yet another avoidable tragedy that could have prevented if the systems were working.
Take a look at some of the reactions below: