Ikoyi constructing collapse: Why we withdrew additional providers —Building firm
A letter has proven that Prowess Engineering Restricted, the corporate that started the development of the constructing which collapsed in Ikoyi, Lagos on Monday withdrew from the undertaking in February 2020.
The corporate withdrew its providers on grounds that it now not shared the identical imaginative and prescient with its consumer believed to be Fourscore Heights Restricted as addressed within the letter.
Prowess Engineering Restricted, which had constructed two different buildings for its consumer, stated it couldn’t assure the integrity of the third (collapsed constructing) from something above the fourth ground.
The letter titled, ‘Re: Proposed Gerrard Terraces For Fourscore Restricted,’ was signed by the corporate’s managing director, Muritala Olawale who confirmed its veracity to our Correspondent.
It learn, “This letter is to formally inform you of the withdraw of our structural consultancy service from the above named undertaking. We arrived at this resolution on account of the truth that we now not share the identical imaginative and prescient with you as our consumer when it comes to how the undertaking is being executed.
“We will assure the integrity of the primary two buildings and likewise work executed as much as the fourth ground of the third constructing supervised by us offered specs have been met when it comes to the required concrete energy. This we don’t have management over as we don’t have the concrete dice take a look at outcomes of every stage of the constructing until date. Additionally, word that we aren’t taking duty for another development errors which will have occurred time beyond regulation on the undertaking.
Moreover, we request that our firm’s identify and emblem be faraway from the undertaking board and likewise kindly notify all essential approving authorities of our withdrawal from the undertaking.
“We remorse this resolution and the misplaced alternative to do enterprise collectively. We sit up for future cooperation in different initiatives.”
In the meantime, three survivors have been rescued whereas 4 useless our bodies have been recovered from the rubble of the collapsed constructing as of the time of submitting this report.