President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his condolence message to the Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on the collapsed school building on Lagos Island.
At least 41 people are reported to have survived the collapse of a three-storey building which trapped many occupants and students at Ita Faji, Lagos Island, Lagos.
In a statement disclosed by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Buhari, sympathized with the parents and relations of the deceased and wished them God’s comfort.
He also wished the injured speedy and complete recovery and pledges assistance of the Federal Government as may be required by the state.
“It touches one to lose precious lives in any kind of mishap, particularly those so young and tender. May God grant everyone affected by this sad incident fortitude and succour,” the President said.
He charges the Lagos State government to do all that is needful, so that such tragic developments do not recur in future.