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Ikoyi building collapse: Lagos opens register for missing persons

Lagos State Government has opened register for those missing in the collapsed building in Ikoyi.

Four days after the collapsed building tragedy in Ikoyi area of Lagos, family members have submitted 32 names of those still missing.

According to the State Government, thirty-eight bodies have been recovered from the collapsed building as rescue operation continues, while nine survivors were rescued.

Addressing newsmen, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso said families can now go to the Infectious Disease Hospital to collect the bodies recovered from the collapsed building. 

Mr Omotoso debunked claims that the rescue operation team stopped working on Thursday, assured affected families that the team would continue the search until the government could account for everybody inside the building.

Reporting by Omolara Omosanya; Editing by Adeniyi Bakare