Richard Nyong, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Lekki Gardens, owners of the collapsed building on Kushenla Road, Ikate Elegushi, Lekki, is now in the custody of Panti Police Station in Lagos.
Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Mrs. Dolapo Badmos, on Thursday said Nyong will be charged to court once investigations were completed.
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode had ordered all Directors of Lekki Worldwide Estate Limited to submit themselves to the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, within 24 hours or face arrest.
Nyong, it was gathered, reported himself to the office of the Commissioner of Police in company of his lawyer, Mr. Wole Olanipekun (SAN) and was detained after interrogation.
The number of deaths rose to 34 late Wednesday as rescue operation ended. Thirteen people were rescued alive.