One body has been recovered from the rubble of the collapsed building at 1st Avenue, Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos.
According to a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information a.d Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA workers’ search and recovery efforts unearthed the adult male remains hitherto unaccounted for by site supervisors.
UPDATE ON BANANA ISLAND COLLAPSED BUILDING
It states that everyone was accounted for when the site supervisors conducted a roll call. However, nobody could ascertain whether the victim, whose body was found this morning, was on the site – as of when the roll call was taken.
The excavation of the site, using architectural designs, continues. The site has been divided into quadrants for a painstaking search and rescue operation. Quadrants 2 and 3 have been levelled to ground zero, with the search operation completed. Quadrant 4 is ongoing.
Twenty-five people were rescued from the site when the building went down on Wednesday.
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