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LASEMA Commences Reconstruction Of Opebi Helicopter Crash Site

Following the visit by Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to the helicopter crash site in Opebi and his promise to repair damaged structures, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has commenced the reconstruction of the damaged infrastructure. Speaking on the commencement of the rebuilding process, the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer, LASEMA, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu stated that the Agency will also conduct integrity and impact assessment tests on the affected buildings as well as within 100 metres radius of the entire disaster area as directed by Mr. Governor. According to him, “Reconstruction of the affected fence and buildings at 14 and 16, Salvation Road, Opebi in Ikeja, destroyed by the helicopter crash, commenced Monday morning, following Mr. Governor's pledge during a working visit and post-disaster assessment of the crash site”. Oke-Osanyintolu added that the restoration of the affected areas has commenced with the clearing and reconstruction of the incident site. Recall that a Bell 206 Helicopter, belonging to Quorum Aviation, travelling into Lagos from Port Harcourt with two crew members and a passenger crashed in-between two residential buildings on Salvation road in Opebi, Ikeja.


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