There have been several cases of collapsing buildings reported in the past few days inside Nairobi, which have claimed alot lives and injuring many people.
One of the most recent incident being reported, is the one from Parklands area, where a building under construction collapsed and claimed the life of one man and left several other people nursing Injuries across several health facilities across Nairobi.
(Residents gathered near the collapsed building at Parklands in Nairobi)
These frequently occuring incidents of collapsing buildings have caused fear among the residents who lives near to the buildings which are currently going under construction. And more questions have been raised on the authorities who are incharge of supervising the construction of buildings.
The National Construction Authority (NCA) have been blaming the constructors of the buildings, accusing them of doing unprofessional work on the construction of buildings and not abiding by the laws of if constructing buildings.
(Residents try to rescue survivors on a collapsed building at Kinoo area in Nairobi)
At the same time, residents have been blaming the NCA for not doing enough to ensure that the buildings are constructed under proper supervision.
Calls have been made to the NCA authorities to put tight measures and ensure that no building is being constructed until it meets the necessary requirements, which are required for a proper construction.
(Emergency team look for survivors at a six storey building that collapsed in Nairobi in August)
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