Thursday, March 10, 2016 11:44 am
The final death toll at the collapsed Lekki five storey-building was 34, with another 13 people rescued.
Rescue operators have now called off the operation having reached ground zero.
Ibrahim Farinloye, PRO of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said in a statement today and that the attention of the various federal and state agencies has turned into investigating the cause of the building collapse.
The five storey building which was under construction, located at Chisco Bus Stop near Oando Filling Station, Lekki collapsed early in the morning on March 8.
“The operation to rescue those trapped in the collapsed structure, belonging to Lekki Gardens started at about 4 a.m. on March 8 and ended by 7.20 p. m. on March 9.
“Those rescued alive are receiving treatment in various hospitals in Lagos metropolis,’’ Farinloye said.