Governor Sanwo-Olu visits victims of Lagos Island Market Fire……. .Pledges his administration’s commitment to ensure that abandoned buildings within Markets are put to proper use. . Radio Nigeria’s former RN2 Building also affected.
Written by adebanke adekoya on November 6, 2019
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has restated his administration’s commitment to ensure that abandoned buildings within Markets are put to proper use for the benefit of traders.
Governor Sanwo-Olu stated this when he visited the sites of the fire incidents at Number Forty-three, and forty-five Martins street and that of Dosumu all on Lagos Island.
Number forty-five Martins street belongs to Radio Nigeria and used to house RN 2, the first FM station in Nigeria, now known as Metro fm.
The Governor who commended emegency responders for their quick interventions at the scenes, said a full integrity test would be conducted on all the affected buildings and those nearby.
Governor Sanwo-Olu who explained that his administration was building the phase two of the popular Oluwole market, advised residents and traders to evacuate the site for operators to do their work promptly.
Mr. Sanwo-Olu revealed that arrangements have now been concluded for the regeneration of Lagos Island and appealed to owners of properties on the Island to get ready to support government during the implementation which will commence soon.
Correspondent Eunice Olile reports that the building at number forty-three where the fire started yesterday has now been demolished.