Building Collapse: Lagos lawmakers meet Building stakeholders

TVC E, NEWS - As part of its oversight functions, the Lagos state House of Assembly Committee on Physical planning and Urban Development on Wednesday paid a visit to the Lagos State Building Control Agency, Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority and the Lagos State Urban Renewal Authority. Addressing the heads and members of staff of the three agencies saddled with the responsibility of granting building approvals in the state, the Chairman of the Committee Honorable David Setonji expressed displeasure over the activities of the Lagos state Building Control Agency particularly with increasing rates of building collapse he stated that it will no longer be business as usual He further noted that he Lagos state house of assembly would do all it can to ensure implementation of enabling laws penalising those involved in building collapse cases. The Lagos house Committee on the environment has charged the Lagos State Signage and Advertising Agency, LASSA...