The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Idris Salako, has resigned.
The state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotosho, disclosed this in a Twitter post on Monday.
The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has accepted the resignation of the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako.
— The Lagos State Govt (@followlasg) September 5, 2022
The news of his resignation came barely a day after the building collapse at Palace Estate, Oba Idowu Oniru Street, Lagos on Sunday.
It is still unclear if the two events are connected.
Mr Omotosho said the resignation is a “prelude to the restructuring of the Ministry and its agencies.”
“Governor @jidesanwoolu thanks the Commissioner for his services to the State and wishes him success in his future endeavours.
“The Governor warns all players in the sector to respect the law or face the consequences of any indiscretion, no matter who the perpetrators are.
On Sunday, he said that despite official orders to halt construction at the site, the developer refused to yield