The five-storey building that wasrazed by fire at Balogun Market in Lagos Island earlier this week has been demolished by the Lagos state government. The building was demolished after fire fighters completely put out the fire on Wednesday morning.
This demolition follows the directive given by Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu during his earlier visit to the scene. Structures beside the detected building will also undergo integrity test to determine their fitness and to ascertain if they will be demolished as well.
Makeshift shops close to the affected buildings have also be sealed by government agency to allow smooth operation by the government agencies.