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Speaker Gbajabiamila expresses sympathy over Lagos building collapse

A rescue worker is seen on an excavator as search and rescue effort continues at the site of a collapsed building in Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria November 2, 2021. REUTERS-Temilade Adelaja

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has expressed his sympathy over the Lagos building collapse of Monday, November 1, which led to the loss of some lives.

Gbajabiamila said it was unfortunate that the building collapse happened at a time the Lagos State Government was doing everything possible to make the lives of Lagosians safer.

The Speaker sent his condolences to the families of the victims, noting that he shared in their grief.

Gbajabiamila also sympathized with the government and people of Lagos State over the unfortunate incident.

He called for adequate measures to forestall future occurrences while urging the relevant authorities to double their efforts at rescuing those trapped in the multi-story building.

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