[NEWS]: ITA-FAJI LAGOS SCHOOL BUILDING COLLAPSE IN LAGOS.

MANY PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS WERE FEARED DEAD ON WEDNESDAY AFTER A THREE-STOREYED BUILDING AT ITA FAJI, LAGOS ISLAND, COLLAPSED AROUND 10AM. THE SCHOOL WAS SAID TO BE ON THE LAST FLOOR

THE SPOKESPERSON FOR THE LAGOS STATE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY, KEHINDE ADEBAYO, CONFIRMED THE COLLAPSE, ADDING THAT EMERGENCY OFFICIALS WERE ALREADY ON GROUND.

 

THE GENERAL HOSPITAL HAS ALSO RELEASED THE NAMES OF SOME SURVIVORS OF COLLAPSED BUILDING, WHILE THE  LASEMA IS ALSO PLEADING WITH THE CROWD AND PEOPLE OF ITA-FAJI TO STEP BACK  ALLOW THEM DO THEIR JOB SO FURTHER CASUALITIES WONT OCCUR

 

THE LAGOS DEPUTY GOVERNOR IDIAT ADEBULE HAS VISIT SURVIVORS IN THE HOSPITAL AND  URGED PARENTS AND GUARDIANS TO STEP BACK AND ALLOW HEALTH WORKERS, AND THE RESCUE TEAM TO DO THEIR WORK.

SHE SAID, “WE COMMISERATE WITH THE FAMILIES OF THE AFFECTED PUPILS AND STAFF”.“WE ARE URGING PARENTS, WHO ARE ANXIOUS TO SEE THEIR CHILDREN AND WARDS, TO ALLOW MEDICAL DOCTORS AND GOVERNMENT’S RESCUE TEAM TO DO THEIR WORK IN RESCUING AND PROTECTING THE LIVES OF THE VICTIMS.

“WE ARE ALSO ASSURING YOU THAT THE STATE GOVERNMENT WILL DO ITS UTMOST TO ENSURE THAT THE BEST MEDICAL ATTENTION IS GIVEN TO THOSE THAT HAVE BEEN RESCUED SO FAR.

“WE ARE ALSO INTENSIFYING EFFORTS TO SAFELY RESCUE OTHER PUPILS AND STAFF THAT ARE STILL TRAPPED,” ADEBULE ASSURED THEM.

THE GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE, AKINWUNMI AMBODE ALSO SAID THAT BUILDINGS WITHIN THE VICINITY OF THE COLLAPSED BUILDING AT ITA-FAJI, ON LAGOS ISLAND, WOULD BE SUBJECTED TO INTEGRITY TESTS.

HE SAID THAT IF ANY OF THE BUILDINGS FAILED THE INTEGRITY TEST, IT WOULD BE DEMOLISHED.

 

source; kissfmlagos/punch/premiumtimes/nans

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