The Commissioner for information and strategy, Gbenga Omotoso has announced that the death toll from the Ikoyi building collapse has increased to 43 with another 49 missing and 15 survivors.
The statement read;
“One more body has been recovered from the site of the collapsed 21-storey building in Ikoyi, Lagos.
“The body, which was recovered on Saturday, has brought the number of bodies retrieved from the rubble to 43.
“There are 15 survivors and 49 persons have reported that their loved ones are missing.
“At the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH), Yaba, the identification of bodies continues.
“Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, once again, commiserates with the families of those who died in the incident.”