Engineers and contractors are always advised to carry out geographic survey before erecting any structure in an area. In addition, they should use qualified workmanship to avoid severe damage or loss of properties.
Geographic survey helps in determining the soil properties onto which the structure is to be expected. High quality materials should also be used when constructing structures to ensure security of users.
Today, it has been reported that a multistorey building in Mithiga area, Kinoo, Dagoretti constituency along Waiyaki highway, Nairobi county. According to report by Ma3Route, the storey building on construction tilted and leaned on the side of the adjacent old building.
The incident has raised alot of questions was confirmed by Executive Director of Contractors Eng. Maurice Akech. According to press statement released by Eng. Akech, the site of incident has been cordoned by the National Police Service.
The occurrence in ￼Mithiga area has elicited reactions from different people online. However, the key question which remains is who to blame? Below are some of the screenshots showing how different people reacted to the incident.
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