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Diversified moment of people affected by Lagos collapsed Building

Rescued 


We are left with wondering Soul not knowing what will happen in next few minutes of Our life.

On Sunday an Ethiopia airplane crashed on its way to Kenya claiming the life of 157 People who before embarking on that journey believe not to end that way. But is a different story all together.

Now in Nigeria, some families are in deep distress after losing their kids who left them in the morning for school, this Little children longed to return home and possibly huge their mother and Take the launch.

So When I hear somebody sigh, "Life is hard," I am always tempted to ask, "Compared to what?".

The Nigerian Media company are even confuse some are giving a wrong quotation of number of people that lost their lives in the incident.

It was initially reported that about 18 School kids were gradually crushed by stones and concrete... Suffering at the hour of their death.😦 this is  really  heartbreaking.
Rescued kid 

Many people looked away After hearing this sad news but some Nigerians who placed themselves to share the pains those affected experienced went to the Lagos Island General Hospital to donate blood for victims of the three-storey building that collapsed at Ita Faaji in other not to record more Disaster.
Some Nigerians donating blood to help save the life of injured ones

This Citizens of Nigerians relaxedly waited in other to pay the price of Good doing as they donate their blood voluntarily for victims of building collapse at Ifa Faji
Gov.Ambode speaking at about 2:43pm on Wednesday

The Lagos state Governor, Governor Ambode visited the area of incident and ordered the full investigation of what caused the incident, assuring the parents of injured kids that the state Government Will take care of the hospital bills
Hospitalized victim of Lagos collapsed building


The outgoing Governor COMMISERATES WITH FAMILIES OF VICTIMS


The three-storey residential building, located at No 14, Massey Street, Opposite Oja, Ita-Faaji, housing a primary school on its pent house, caved in at about 10am on Wednesday morning trapping scores of pupils of the school in the process.

Governor Ambode, described the incident as unfortunate, however, appealing to residents to allow rescue operators the space to carry out their operations without any hinderance, so as to rescue more children still trapped under the rubbles.
Survived

“I want to commiserate with the families of those that lost their lives in this collapsed building. I want to quickly let Lagosians know that this is quite an unfortunate incident. All we are trying to do is to scale up this rescue operation. Our response units are already here; we are getting additional cranes to be able to go deeper than where we are now to rescue more lives.

“I just want to appeal to people that when we are doing this kind of rescue operation, yes, sympathizers will naturally come but I want to appeal that they should give the rescue workers the chance to save more lives,” he said.
The collapsed building


Ambode equally added that the Lagos State deputy Governor, Dr. Mrs. Oluranti Adebule, had also visited the hospitals where some of the victims rescued had been taken to, assuring that the State Government would immediately take over their treatment and foot their entire bill.

“The Deputy Governor is in the hospital actually taking care of those that were rescued and taken to the hospital most especially the children. On the part of government, we would immediately take care of whatever it is that we can do, including the hospital bills.

“All we are interested in now is to save more lives and also see how those that have been rescued are put in proper place and proper care,” he said.

Information that was received shows that the 3 storey building that collapsed is a residential building but some part of the building was illegally Made a  School


He said most of the buildings in the area had been marked for demolition, but that some property owners in the area defy such notices, assuring that going forward, structural defective buildings would be demolished.

“The first observation is that this is an old building and it is only the Pent House and the other floors that we have been able to use to rescue people.

“So far, from what I have been briefed, we have rescued about 25 people and some already dead but we were earlier informed that it was a school, the building is not technically a school, it is a residential building that was actually accommodating an illegal school so to speak on the second floor.

“Like we have said, we have been carrying out a lot if integrity tests on the buildings in this neighborhood and as you can see, some of them have been marked for demolition but we get resistance from landlords but we must continue to save lives and we would intensify our efforts to see that those have failed our integrity test, we would ensure that they are quickly evacuated and we bring the structures down,” he said.

Governor Ambode also said that a full scale investigation would be carried out immediately rescue operations are concluded, vowing that those found culpable would be severely dealt with in accordance with the relevant laws.

“This is unfortunate but we will investigate what has happened and also see the punishment for whoever are the culprits. That is the secondary level but the most important thing right now is to save lives and I just appeal to people that they should give us the chance to save more lives,” he said.

He assured that rescue operations would continue until all victims are rescued, adding that the General Officer Commanding 81 Division and the Brigade Commander were on ground to maintain peace and ensure smooth rescue operations.

“That is what is important to us and the more lives we save, the better for us,” he said.

Responding to a concern raised by a resident on the increase in illegal schools in the area, Governor Ambode said all schools that fall within that category would be closed down.

Nigerian president, Muhammed Buhari

The Nigerian President have reacted to the incident expressing his sadness over the building collapse. He tasked the Lagos State Government to do everything possible to prevent re-occurrence of such a tragic incident.




In a statement issued by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari sympathised with the parents and relations of the deceased, wishing them God’s comfort.

He also wished the injured a quick recovery.

“It touches one to lose precious lives in any kind of mishap, particularly those so young and tender. May God grant everyone affected by this sad incident fortitude and succour,” President  Buhari said.

The President, however, has tasked the Lagos State Government to do everything possible to prevent re-occurrence of such a tragic incident.
Some Nigerians waiting to donate blood


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