Lagos state records 1,461 emergency incidents in 2023-LASEMA

2024-01-06 14:30:08

Nairametrics

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) reported a total of 1,461 emergency incidents in Lagos from Jan. 1, 2023, to Dec. 31, 2023, with a noteworthy surge of 138 incidents in December alone.

The Head of Public Affairs Unit of LASEMA Mr Nosa Okunbor, disclosed in a statement. According to the statement, LASEMA responded to 6,442 incidents between June 1, 2019, and Dec. 31, 2023, while addressing its statutory duties for disaster management.

LASEMA's comprehensive response highlights the diverse challenges faced by the state, ranging from road accidents involving articulated vehicles to building collapses and other emergencies.

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