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Lagos govt bans approvals for buildings above 3 floors in Ebute-Metta

Lagos govt bans approvals for buildings above 3 floors in Ebute-Metta

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Salako mentioned that the choice adopted an audit of buildings in the world.

He mentioned that the low-lying nature of Ebute-Metta and its damaging affect on among the buildings most of which confirmed severe defects made it obligatory for the federal government to use particular measures to avoid wasting lives and property.

“The soil and topography, the low water level and effects, as well as the inability of structures in this area to bear loads above three floors, were considered in arriving at this decision,” Salako mentioned.

“The Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority ( LASPPPA) has been directed to henceforth cease taking purposes for approval above three floors in the world.

“To guarantee the safety of lives and property by ensuring that we put a halt to lives being cut short by incidents of building collapse, the government has been compelled to invoke the relevant sections of the Lagos State Urban and Regional Planning and Development Law 2019, as amended, to address the crisis,” Salako mentioned.

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He referred to as for the understanding of stakeholders, stressing the choice is in the very best curiosity of the state.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) experiences that the state has recorded three incidents of constructing collapse throughout the Yaba, Ebute-Metta, and Okota areas, with 15 lives misplaced in two separate occasions simply this yr alone.