Ikoyi: 25-Year-Old Corps Member Who Just Returned to Site after Lunch Trapped Inside Rubble, Mother Weeps

Ikoyi: 25-Year-Old Corps Member Who Just Returned to Site after Lunch Trapped Inside Rubble, Mother Weeps

  • Four days after the 21-storey building collapsed in Ikoyi, many people are still believed to be trapped inside the rubble
  • Zainab Sanni, a 25-year-old female corps member, is one of the victims who are yet to be rescued from the rubble
  • Mrs Anjorin, the victim's mother appealed to the Lagos state government to help bring out her daughter even as the search and rescue operation continues

Ikoyi, Lagos - Zainab Sanni, a 25-year-old female National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, is reportedly among the victims of the 21-story building which collapsed in Ikoyi, Lagos state, on Monday, November 1.

Four days after the high-rise building caved in, many are still believed to be trapped in the rubble.

Ikoyi Building Collapse: 25-Year-Old Corps Member Zainab Sanni Who Just Returned to Site after Lunch Trapped Inside Rubble, Mother Weeps
Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, at the scene of the collapsed building at Ikoyi. Photo credit: Babajide Sanwo-Olu
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The Cable reported that among the trapped victims is Zainab who is on an internship at Fourscore Homes, the developing company in charge of the collapsed building.

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Legit.ng gathers that Zainab’s mother, who identified herself as Mrs Anjorin, was seen on Tuesday, November 2, weeping profusely as sympathisers tried to console her and encourage her to have faith.

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She was later seen appealing to authorities to help with the rescue of her daughter.

The victim’s mother said she was told by food vendors that her daughter entered the building after buying lunch, minutes before the incident happened.

She said:

“Lagos state governor should help me. They should bring my daughter out for me.”

Femi Osibona, the owner of Fourscore Homes, is also believed to be trapped in the rubble as he hasn’t been seen since the day of the incident.

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Since the collapse of the building, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) alongside many sister agencies have been working round the clock to ensure that victims under the debris are evacuated.

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According to NEMA's acting coordinator for the southwest region, Ibrahim Farinloye, 22 bodies have been recovered from the rubble of the building collapse as of Wednesday noon, November 3.

Also, a total of nine people were rescued alive from the collapse.

Pastor Ola Ogunfuwa trapped alongside 22 of his workers

Meanwhile, another report suggests that a pastor with the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Ola Ogunfuwa, and 22 of his workers are said to be trapped in the rubble.

Ogunfuwa, a pastor in charge of Living Water Parish, Ibafo in Ogun state is reportedly a contractor on the project.

Since the building collapse, no one has allegedly heard or seen Ogunfuwa neither has he (Ogunfuwa) or any of his workers been identified as those rescued alive or bodies recovered.

Source: Legit.ng

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