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A young Nigerian boy has left many people wondering after he walked out alive of a 4-storey building that collapsed in Lagos.
The little boy, Ademola Afolayan came out of the rubble alive
A seven-year-old boy has surprised sympathisers and rescuers after he walked out of the rubble of a building at 3, Massey Street, Lagos Island, which collapsed on Tuesday.
The little boy identified as Ademola Afolayan, who brought the number of survivors to 15, walked out about 4:28a.m. after the bulldozer paved the way for him, NewTelegraph revealed.
The building collapsed on Tuesday.
The General Manager, Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA), Olalekan Shodeinde, appealed to building owners and developers to desist from adding other floors or structures to old and existing buildings without carrying out a thorough engineering appraisal and integrity test on the structure.
Shodeinde said the collapsed four-floor structure, which was built with bricks, collapsed owing to foundation failure when the bearing capacity of the soil could not sustain the structure.