Ikoyi Building Collapse: Photos Emerge as Sanwo-Olu Arrives Scene

Ikoyi Building Collapse: Photos Emerge as Sanwo-Olu Arrives Scene

  • The governor of Lagos, Sanwo-Olu, was at the site of the Ikoyi building collapse on Wednesday, November 3
  • Governor Sanwo-Olu promised Lagosians that anyone indicted after investigations must face the weight of the law
  • The Lagos governor added that his administration will make sure there is no cover-up in the course of the investigations

Ikoyi, Lagos - Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu was at the site of the collapsed building in Ikoyi to inspect the level and progress in the ongoing rescue missions, Punch reports.

The Lagos governor also appreciated first responders and others who were part of the rescue team.

He disclosed that the government has set up a help desk for people seeking information about their relations who may have been victims of the tragedy.

Governor Sanwo-Olu arrives the scene
The governor said the state must get to the root of the matter (Photo: jidesanwoolu)
Source: Instagram

Governor Sanwo-Olu on his verified Instagram page on Wednesday, November 3, added that an independent panel is to probe and investigate the remote and immediate causes of the collapse and to also make recommendations on how to avoid a recurrence.

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The governor said:

"We will get to the root of how it all went wrong, and we will leave no stone unturned in making sure this does not happen again.
"There will be absolutely no cover-ups in the search for truth in this incident. If anyone is indicted, they will definitely face the full wrath of the law."

Ikoyi building collapse: Sanwo-Olu to pay medical bills of rescued victims

Meanwhile, the Lagos state government had promised to sort out the medical bills of the victims rescued from the building which collapsed in the Ikoyi area of the state on Monday, November 1.

The government maintained that its major focus is to ensure that the rescue operation yields positive results while noting that it would also ensure the safe rescue of those still trapped inside the building.

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Deputy governor of the state, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, in a statement, gave the promise when he paid a visit to some of the rescued victims who are on admission at the General Hospital, Lagos on Tuesday, November 2.

While giving details of the number of casualties, Hamzat disclosed that nine people, all male, have so far been rescued from the debris of the building, adding that three of the rescued victims were treated and discharged on the spot.

Source: Legit.ng

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