Ikoyi building: Us Returnee, Wale Bob-Oseni, corpse recovered

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The corpse of the Managing Director, Fourscore Heights Limited, Mr Femi Osibona, and his friend, a United States of America-based Nigerian businessman, Wale Bob-Oseni, have been recovered from the 21-storey building that collapsed on Gerrard Road in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State.

PUNCH Metro learnt that their bodies were found on Thursday by responders during the recovery operation at the scene of the incident.

Bob-Oseni, a real-estate dealer, was on his way back to the US on Monday when he got a call from Osibona to check out the project.

Both friends were subsequently trapped when the building collapsed.

Our correspondents had reported that the 21-storey building crumbled on Monday around 2pm when Osibona, who owned the project, his clients and workers were on the site.

One of our reporters, who was at the scene on Thursday, reported that no fewer than 40 corpses had so far been recovered from the site.

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