Lagos School Collapse: Parents Appeal To Govt For Aid

Following the collapsed school building on Massey Street in Lagos Island, parents, families and relatives of affected children have appealed to the state government for medical aid.

Mr. Suraju Ogedemgbe who had four children in the school, explained that her wife fainted after loosing three children to the tragic incident while the only one who sustained injury is now stable .

In Gbagada General Hospitals, families of victims of the collapse appealed to government to foot the bills.

The Medical Director of Lagos General hospital, Dr. Ismail Ganikale who confirmed that the patients were recuperating, appealed to Lagosians to support the patients through blood donation.

The Chairman, Nigeria Medical Association, Dr Saliu Oseni, who went round the hospitals to ensure that his members were up and doing, stated that the statistics of casualties could not be ascertained at the moment.

He noted that no victim was brought to the hospital since last night and stressed the need for government to  give necessary support to  families who lost their children and those who were still on treatment.

The families said they were hopeful that others still trapped in the rubble would be rescued.

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