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Ikoyi Building Collapse: Sanwo-Olu Declares 3 Days Mourning

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared three days of mourning following the collapse of the Ikoyi skyscraper on Monday.

The incident is believed to have killed at least 32 people.

During the mourning period, all flags are to be flown at half-mast in public and private buildings, and all official engagements are to be cancelled.

The Lagos State Government once again expresses its condolences to all those who have lost loved ones in the tragic occurrence.

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 also 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.

Gbenga Omotoso

Honourable Commissioner,

Information & Strategy.

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