JUST IN: Ikoyi Collapsed Building Death Toll 32, Not 36- Sanwo-Olu


Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has confirmed the death toll in the tragedy to be 32 as opposed to the 36 earlier reported.

He also said only 19 names have been provided as missing since a register of missing persons was opened at the site on Wednesday.

Sanwo-Olu visited the tragic scene after inaugurating a panel of inquiry to probe the disaster.

He added that he was at the Island General Hospital to see the survivors and one of them has been transferred to LASUTH for advanced healthcare while the remaining five are in good spirits.

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The Governor also reiterated the need for rescue workers to be safe on site, and so urged sympathisers to allow them do their jobs.

According to him, the structural integrity of the two buildings still standing in the premises could not be ascertained so people should stay safe.

Sanwo-Olu added that structural integrity tests will begin tomorrow on the two buildings tomorrow.

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