The General Manager of the Lagos State Building Control Agency, Adeigbe Olushola, has been sacked following the Lekki building collapse that killed 35 people last week. Also dismissed were the Head of Inspection and Quality Control in the agency, Adeoye Adeyemi; the Zonal District Officer in the agency, Dosunmu Gbadebo
The Zonal Head of Eti-Osa West of the agency, Mrs. Akinde Sherifat, was however, compulsorily retired from the civil service. They were dismissed after they were indicted for negligence, which is an act of misconduct under the Public Service Rule 040401.
Rule 040401 of the Public Service act of misconduct states that “A willful act of omission or general misconduct to the scandal of the pubic or to the prejudice of discipline and proper administration of the state Government” should be visited with dismissal from the public service in line with the Public Service Rule 040503.”