Building Collapse: Lagos, Anambra, Abuja Rank Highest – Leadership Reports

Fresh facts has emerged that Lagos, Anambra, Abuja and Kogi topped the chart as the states with the highest number of building collapses from 2012 to 2019.

Findings by LEADERSHIP indicated that about 408 persons died, while over 617 sustained various degrees of injury in eight years, across 25 states, inclusive of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The states are FCT, Lagos, Anambra, Ogun, Kaduna, Kogi, Taraba, Kwara, Benin, Abia, Ondo, Plateau, Rivers, Bayelsa and Sokoto.

The other states are Imo, Benue, Oyo, Kano, AkwaIbom, Jigawa, Rivers, Niger and Osun.

While Lagos recorded 38 collapses during the period under review, Anambra, Abuja and Kogi States had 10, 7 and 7 incidents respectively.


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