The Federal Capital Territory Minister of State, Ramatu Aliyu, has commiserated with families affected by the Kubwa building collapse in Abuja
Aliyu, while wishing the injured speedy recovery, prayed for the repose of persons who died in the unfortunate incident.
The Minister made the remarks while visiting the site of the collapse in Kubwa, even as she thanked the first responders and institutions of the FCT Administration for their tireless work in rescuing those that survived.
“I want to say that it was with a very heavy heart that we at the FCT Administration received this sad news and for those in the hospital, we wish them a very quick recovery.
“So far, this is the last recovered body, and he has been confirmed dead. We are still waiting to hear from the National Hospital. There were five cases, two have been discharged, and three others are still receiving treatment. May God give the families the fortitude to bear the loss.
“We want to appreciate the emergency units of the Federal Capital Territory Administration who have put their hands on deck, including the residents of the area who have been up since 1:00 am trying to determine who is alive.
“The building was at the tiling stage and we have here the companies and agencies of government such as ZEBERCED, S&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;M, SCC, NEMA, FERMA of the FCT, Fire Service, Police, Development Control, DSS, Road Safety and Directors of all agencies that kept fit and hope alive in search of persons that may be alive.”
Source: Voice of Nigeria