Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu earlier today, has directed that the General Manager of the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA), Mr. Gbolahan Oki, an architect, be suspended from work immediately following the Ikoyi building collapse.
The governor said the government will surely investigate to know what went wrong and punish those indicted.
More equipment and personnel have been deployed in the site to save more lives.
Nine persons – all men – have been pulled out of the rubble alive. They have been taken to the hospital. Unfortunately, 14 others were brought out dead – as at 2pm.
A help desk is to be set up at the site for people seeking information about their relations who may have been involved in the incident. The media are .by notified that the government will be releasing information whenever the need arises to avoid any sensational reporting of the unfortunate incident.
The Deputy Governor, Dr Kadri Obafemi Hamzat, was today at the site to encourage rescuers and comfort relations of those trapped in the rubble. Dr. Hamzat left the site for the Lagos Island General Hospital to see the survivors.
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