Ikoyi Constructing Crumple: Survivor appeals to Lagos govt to foot clinical bill


Regarded as one of many survivors of the 21-storey building that collapsed final week within the Ikoyi insist of Lagos Insist has appealed to the Lagos Insist authorities to foot his clinical bills.

Jeremiah Samson, who is currently receiving clinical medication on the Falomo Police Smartly being facility, acknowledged on Monday that authorities officers had now no longer arrive to seek the advice of with him.

Mr Samson and 5 diverse survivors had been among americans that had been on-insist when the building crumbled.

Corroborating Mr Samson’s words, a effectively being center tremendous told this reporter that the affected person’s bill, which is N29,600, has now no longer been paid since he became introduced to the effectively being center.

The tremendous called for the intervention of Mr Samson’s family and the authorities regarding the clinical bill. She also acknowledged that no-one has arrive to seek the advice of with the affected person since he became hospitalised.

But Mr Samson acknowledged his aunty who lives in Lagos came in short to gape him. He noted that reasonably a couple of his family are now no longer conscious that he had traveled to Lagos to survey work.


All the scheme in which through his seek the advice of with to some of of the rescued victims of the incident, Obafemi Hamzat, the deputy governor, assured that the authorities would take hang of “beefy responsibility for the medication and clinical bills of rescued victims of the Ikoyi building crumple,” a assertion signed by the director of public affairs for the effectively being ministry, Tunbosun Ogunbanwo, dated November 2, acknowledged.

The Deputy Governor visited the effectively being center within the firm of the Commissioner for Files and Technique, Gbenga Omotoso, Commissioner for Bodily Planning and Urban Style, Idris Salako and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Bodily Planning and Urban Style, Abiola Kosegbe.

Contacted, the commissioner for Files, Gbenga Omotosho, acknowledged the “bill has now no longer been given to the Lagos insist authorities.”

He also acknowledged that the authorities is financially good to endure the fee of the clinical bills of survivors.

To this point, the different of slow our bodies recovered from the rubble of the high-rise building which collapsed final week in Ikoyi, Lagos, has reached 44 with 15 survivors.

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