To a greater extent than a week after a block of classrooms collapsed and killed Muinat Ilebiyi, a female student of Nazareth High School, Imeko, the Ogun Province Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has pulled downwardly the structure.
DAILY POST had before reported that the building fell on 3 female students of the authorities secondary school, killing Ilebiyi and injuring 2 others.
Gov Abiodun, in a statement by his Principal Press Secretarial assistant, Kunle Somorin, on Sun, confirmed that “the building which lately became distressed and partially collapsed on a grouping of students killing one and injuring 2 others in the physical process, was demolished over the weekend on the instruction of the Ogun Province Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun.”
According to Somorin, Abiodun had farther directed the instant reconstruction of the demolished block of classrooms, adding that whatever other public building found to be distressed would be pulled downwardly and reconstructed.
According Somorin, the demolition was supervised by the Province Commissioner for Housing, Jagunmolu Jamiu Akande Omoniyi and other top authorities officials.
He disclosed that the demolition of the school building was carried out in the larger public involvement, saying it could collapse and wound to a greater extent students whether not demolished.
Gov Abiodun was said to have affirmed that no sweat would be spared to prevail on owners of weak buildings posing threats to life and asset – whether premises, schools or private residences, saying such buildings would be pulled downwardly in consonance with the Province Building Command Regulations and to forbid loss of lives and properties.
It was added that “all identified highly distressed structures, specially public buildings similar schools, hospitals, maternity or wellness centres will be tested for their structural integrity to be determined and where they neglect the integrity try, such buildings will be pulled downwardly and reconstructed,” Somorin stated.
Nevertheless nonetheless, the statement did not disclose whether or not authorities had reached out to the household of the victims.
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