The spates of building collapse in Nigeria in the past twenty years have assumed a very worrisome dimension as many lives are lost and huge investments wasted.

Several causes of building failure had been attributed to either natural or man-made phenomena, in Nigeria surveys carried out have shown that the use of substandard building materials; poor workmanship, the use of quacks instead of professionals, non-enforcement of building codes or construction regulations, corruption in the building industry etc. have contributed immensely in most of the recorded cases of building failures.

People talk took to the streets to get people’s opinion about the issue.

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