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Sanwo-Olu Visits site of Ikoyi building collapse

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has visited the site of the collapsed building on Gerrard Road, Ikoyi to inspect the level and progress being made in the ongoing rescue operation of those trapped.

Governor Sanwo-Olu who expressed appreciation to the first responders and all who have joined the rescue efforts appealed to the families of those still missing to please be patient as the rescue workers work tirelessly to make sure everyone still under the rubbles is rescued.

He restated that a help desk had been set up at the site for people seeking information about their relations who may have been involved in the unfortunate incident.

The Governor who expressed condolences to the families who have lost loved ones, prayed for the repose of the souls of the departed.

Pledging that there would be absolutely no cover-ups in the search for truth in the incident, Governor Sanwo-Olu emphasised that anyone indicted, would definitely face the wrath of the law.

“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.” The Governor said.

Reporting by Omolara Omosanya, editing by Daniel Adejo.