A man who suffered from hearing impairment and mother and child are among the Eight persons have been recovered dead from the three-storey building that collapsed Sunday night at Ebute Meta.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) explained on Monday morning that the deceased, include a bread seller, her adult foster son, David, an elderly woman, Iya Tahin with her son, Mr. Tahin, an aged man with hearing impairment as well as another woman were recovered between 2am and 7:15am.
The Zonal Coordinator Southwest, NEMA, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye affirmed that 23 persons who were trapped in the rubbles have been rescued alive.
The building, according to Farinloye, had been marked as distressed, but its occupants have remained defiant.
He explained some persons who got injured in the tragedy are received medical attention, adding that rescue operation is ongoing.
CREDIT GOOGLE FOR FEATURED PHOTOGRAPH OF AN EXCAVATOR IS USED TO REMOVE THE RUBBLE AT THE SITE OF A BUILDING COLLAPSE AT IBADAN STREET ALONG HERBERT MACAULAY WAY IN THE EBUTTE META AREA OF LAGOS STATE ON MAY 2, 2022.
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