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The Lagos Island Building Collapse Is One Tragedy Too Many – Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Future Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has spoken out after the sad incident that took place at Lagos Island on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.

A 3-storey building school on 14 Massey Street, collapsed, killing 9 people.

Sanwo-Olu appreciated the effort of the Lagos state government to minimize the damage the unfortunate disaster caused the victims.

He said, “My deep condolences go to the families of the children who lost their lives in the unfortunate building collapse that happened at Ita Faji in Lagos Island today. This is one tragedy too many, given that most of the victims are school children. I urge people to cooperate with officials working on rescue efforts. My prayers are with the affected families and the school management.

“While emergency workers are making frantic efforts to clear the rubbles and rescue more victims, I urge residents to join hands with the government in any way possible to reduce fatalities and lessen attendant trauma of the incident. I am in support of the action being taken by the government and I urge every resident to show spirit of compassion inherent in our community.”

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