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Ikoyi Building Collapse: Death Toll Rises To 43

Posted by Amarachi on Mon 08th Nov, 2021 - tori.ng

A new body that was recovered brought the number of bodies retrieved from the rubble to 43.

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Ikoyi Building Collapse

Following the collapse of a 21-storey building in the Ikoyi area of Lagos state, the death toll has increased to 43.

Gbenga Omotoso, Lagos commissioner for information and strategy in a statement released on Sunday November 7, announced the recovery of another body.

At the moment, there are 15 survivors and 49 persons have reported that their loved ones are missing.

The statement read;

“One more body has been recovered from the site of the collapsed 21-storey building in Ikoyi, Lagos.

“The body, which was recovered on Saturday, has brought the number of bodies retrieved from the rubble to 43.

“There are 15 survivors and 49 persons have reported that their loved ones are missing.

“At the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH), Yaba, the identification of bodies continues.

“Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, once again, commiserates with the families of those who died in the incident.”



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