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Operatives of Lagos Police Command have taken into custody the civil engineer handling a project where an overhead water tank fell and killed two persons on Sunday.
This was confirmed on Tuesday by the state Police spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin.
He advised members of the public against the use of unqualified engineers.
“Do not use unqualified engineers! A water tank in a building under renovation fell through the roof of an adjoining building, instantly killing two brothers, and leaving their mother and one other person injured.
“The engineer is in our custody. An investigation is ongoing.’’ Hundeyin stated.
Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, the Zonal Coordinator, Southwest at the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), confirmed on Monday that a water tank mounted on a scaffold fell and killed two persons at Ladi Lak, Bariga area of Lagos.
Farinloye explained that the tank fell from a two-story building onto a bungalow next door, resulting in the death of an adult male and a child, while two others sustained injuries.Follow us on social media