Nigerian Institute of Architects has said it would adopt legislative measures to arrest the incidences of building collapse that has led to the loss of lives and property in parts of the country. Echono said with a definitive legislation that will only empower professionals to execute construction in the country. “Well, it is an agenda of the institute, just like in the issue of building collapse we talk about, to strengthen the legislative framework and the laws. “We want to make sure there is adequate provision for disabled people in every building in this country. “The current practice where the lifespan of building in Nigeria is only between 10 and 20 years in other parts of the world buildings last 100 years.
Source: Nigerian Tribune November 26, 2020 16:20 UTC