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Owner of collapsed Lagos school dies after rescue

No fewer than 18 persons died and 41 injured yesterday when a four-storey building collapsed on Lagos Island. Forty-one others were injured.

The incident occurred at No 14, Massey Street, Opposite Oja, Ita-Faaji. The building, housing Ohen Private Nursery and Primary School on its third floor, caved in at about 10:20 A.M, trapping scores of pupils.

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Jide Idris, who confirmed the casualty figure, said many of the rescued were taken to Lagos Island General Hospital, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) and Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), among others.

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A large number of casualties sparked shortage of blood with the general hospital calling for donors.

The school owner was among the first casualties. She was taken to the General Hospital, where she died after efforts by the medicals to save her proved abortive.

List of survivors

Report has it that at least 41 persons have survived the collapsed building tragedy that occurred in Ita Faji, Lagos Island, Lagos, on Wednesday.

The list of survivors, obtained on Wednesday evening, shows 41 names, five of whom are unnamed. It comprises of 22 females, 17 males and two persons whose gender was not listed.

See list below

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List of survivors

Credit: Within Nigeria

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