A total of 276 building collapse incidents have been recorded with 654 death tolls in Lagos State between 1974 and last year.

 

To prevent further occurrences, the state Safety Commission has taken steps to stop the menace by enforcing safety measures and insurance coverage.

 

Lagos State government plans to achieve this by digitaling the purchase of occupier’s liability insurance and creating awareness about benefits accruable from making compulsory occupiers liability building insurance a culture in the state.

 

Source: Omobola Tolu-Kosimo