lagos state government commences reconstruction of helicopter crash site



By  Joseph Mukwuzi

The Lagos state government has commenced the reconstruction of buildings affected by the helicopter crash in the opebi area of the state. This comes barely hours after Governor Babajide sanwo-olu who visited the scene of the accident promised to support those affected by the crash.

In a statement issued on Tuesday. The reconstruction of the affected fence and buildings at 14 and 16 salvation Road, opebi in ikeja commenced on Monday following the governors pledge. The governor also promised that the state government will conduct integrity test on the affected buildings within a hundred metres radius and do necessary repairs to assist the affected families by restoring normalcy as quickly as possibles

” The affected buildings are residential homes that have citizens living there. as at the exact time the helicopter crash happened, a lot of the people were not in the premises and even the elderly people that were around were in  their rooms”

“we will start the reconstruction of the places affected by the crash; the rooms, walls tents and ensure that we quickly bring respite to the senior citizens that have been affected’ the governor was quoted as saying.

A bell 206 helicopter, belonging to Quorum Aviation crashed in-between two residential building mid-day on friday 28th of August killing the three ocupants of the plane.


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