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IKOYI BUILDING COLLAPSE: Sanwo-Olu declares 3 days mourning, cancel official engagements 

LAGOS STATE Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has declared three days of mourning over the Ikoyi building collapse, which occurred on Monday.

He said so far,  32 persons have lost their lives to the incident while 9 were rescued.

In a statement signed by Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, on Thursday, the governor, said all flags are to be flown at half-mast in public and private buildings and official engagements cancelled during the mourning period.

“Governor Sanwo-Olu has visited the site thrice to encourage the rescuers and console relations of those who are believed to have been trapped in the 21-storey building. He was today at the hospital to cheer up those injured before swearing in a six-man panel of Inquiry to find out why the building went down and recommend measures to prevent such incidents. “

The Governor commiserated with affected families, “The Lagos State Government, once again, commiserates with all those who lost their loved ones in the unfortunate incident.”

 

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