March 13, 2019

FG Sends Healthcare Support To Victims Of School Collapse In Lagos

The Federal Ministry of Health has directed all the Federal health institutions in Lagos State to provide necessary healthcare support and ensure adequate services to victims of the collapsed school building in the state.

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, gave the directive in a statement by Mrs Boade Akinola, the Director, Media and Public Relations of the Ministry, on Wednesday in Abuja.

 Adewole, also commiserated with the families of the dead and the state government over the tragic incident. Adewole wished the injured a speedy recovery.

It was reported that many primary school pupils were feared dead on Wednesday after a three-storey building at Ita-Faji, Lagos Island, collapsed around 10 a.m. The school was said to be on the last floor. 

The General Manager of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Mr Adesina Tiamiyu, said; 
“I can’t say how many persons rescued or dead.
“We met the local people in operation when we came in.
“Some had been rescued. The operation is still on." 
NAN also reports that a teacher, trapped with about 15 pupils under the rubble, called to seek for help. 

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