Two siblings die in Lagos building collapse - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Saturday, July 22, 2023

Two siblings die in Lagos building collapse

Two siblings, identified as Abdul Wahab Atolagbe, (7) and Mujib ( 9) on Saturday lost their lives when part of a building in the Ishawo area of Ikorodu, Lagos, collapsed. 

The incident occurred   during the  heavy downpour.

The South West Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the incident. 

He said : "This is to confirm the recovery of two children that were trapped in a partial building that collapsed at about 11: 30 a.m at 25, Ajao Street, CWC, by Olainukan Bus-stop, Ishawo, Ikorodu.

"The children were trapped when  fence from the neighbouring house fell on their building during heavy downpour. 

"It was very unfortunate that distressed calls were not properly channeled to those whose responsibility was to save the lives of the children at the right time.

"Officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) are presently on ground to assess the situation.

May almighty forgive the deceased and console the parents".

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