The death toll at the Lekki collapsed building has risen to 34, as rescue workers on Wednesday retrieved 16 more bodies from the rubbles. This is just as many persons, bodies were suspected to still be trapped underneath the rubble of the five-storey building that caved in at the wee hours of Tuesday.
Meanwhile, officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) have released the corpse of one Aba Ali to his relatives for burial after proper documentation.
Ali’s body was handed over to one Gaji Mohammed who said the family was proceeding to Marecas cemetery to bury him in line with Islamic rites.
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