Lagos Govt. says 20 victims brought in dead to hospital from collapsed building

WorldStage NewsOnline—-The Lagos State Government on Friday confirmed that  20 victims of the Itafaji School building collapse were brought in dead to the General Hospital in Lagos.

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris, made the fact known during his visit to the hospital on Friday in Lagos.

According to him, the corpses have been released to the families for burial.

He said, however that  45 persons survived the collapse and were managed across some of the state health facilities, including Lagos Island General Hospital,  Massey Street Children’s Hospital,  Onikan Health Centre and the Gbagada General Hospital.

Others are Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja; National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, and Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba.

“Out of the 45 survivors known to the government as at this morning, 14, including 10 children and four adults, are still receiving medical attention at Lagos Island General Hospital.

“More survivors will still be discharged to their families before the close of work today, “ he said.

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