By Olasunkanmi Akoni
Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has declared three days of mourning over the Ikoyi building collapse, which occurred on Monday.
No fewer than 32 persons have died in the incident, according to the governor.
In a statement released by Commissioner Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, on Thursday,Sanwo-Olu, declared three days of mourning over the Ikoyi building collapse.
The statement read in part: “All flags are to be flown at half-mast in public and private buildings and official engagements cancelled during the mourning period.
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“The Lagos State Government, once again, commiserates with all those who lost their loved ones in the unfortunate incident.
“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.”