A makeshift building located at Kuata Area by Amara Olu Street, Mechanic Village, Agidingbi, Ikeja, collapsed Tuesday, and killed a 16-year-old girl named Faizan Muritala who only got married to her husband Mohammed 10 days ago. The collapse of the building was attributed to a mudslide. This incident occurred less than 24 hours after a mosque situated at 3, Adepitan Street, off Ramat Crescent, Ojudu, partially collapsed.
Following the heavy rainfall that have been witnessed in Lagos recently, many houses with defective structure have been identified, forcing the state government to issue evacuation notices to residents.
He warned residents of flood prone communities in the state to relocate to upland areas until after the heavy rains to avert loss of lives.