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Photos: 2-storey building collapses in Lagos, kills landlord

A 2-Storey building under construction collapsed at 77, Tapa Road, OkeOjo Isawo on Tuesday afternoon.

The landlord, Pastor Daniel Obasi was trapped and the body recovered.His remains has been deposited at the morgue of the General Hospital, Ikorodu.

The collapsed building was an attachment to the main building in front of the collapsed structure.

According to a neighbour, construction works were suspended due to the Eid El Kabir celebration. Workers were at work yesterday till late evening.

The cause of collapse was suspected to be inadequate time line to allow sandfilled land to compact properly before commencement of construction and poor building materials as attributed by neighbours.

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