The Chairman of Nigerian Red Cross, Lagos State branch Adebola Kolawole, has promised speedy response from rescue authorities at the scene of the building that collapsed in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State.
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Kolawole who was present at the scene on Tuesday stated that the rescue teams should be fast in recovering people from under the rubble.
She said, “They should do something fast; as fast as they can.
Because time is limited.
If they don’t bring them out, they will be suffocated and they will eventually die.
We don’t pray for that.
We pray that God will bring them out and our own.
“We should be able to do something fast.
I just think time is of essence, so that we can do something fast.
For those that have been rescued from the collapsed building, Kolawole stated that they have been taken to an undisclosed General Hospital in Lagos.
Speaking on their chances of survival, the Red Cross boss stated that it is in the hands of God.
The Red Cross boss also stated that construction workers have not been allowed to join the rescue team because of the professionalism involved.
“We should allow the professionals to do their work,” she said.
Ikoyi Collapsed-building: Red Cross promises speedy response