Ikoyi building collapse update: 19 dead, six victims hospitalised, three discharged


Ikoyi building collapse: 19 dead, six victims hospitalised, three discharged as rescue operation continues.

The death toll in the Lagos building collapse has increased to 19 as of 06:15pm.

No fewer than 19 persons have died as a result of a building collapse at Gerrard road, Ikoyi, Lagos State.

Also, the Lagos State Government said nine persons have been rescued.

Of the nine victims that were rescued, three have been discharged from the hospital while six others are admitted.

During his visitation today, Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, promised that Lagos State Government will take full responsibility for the treatment and medical bills of rescued victims.

He said this during his visitation to some of the rescued victims of the Ill-fated incident who are on admission at the General Hospital, Lagos.

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