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On Wednesday 10th November, Gbenga Omotoso who is the he Commissioner for Information and Strategy in Lagos, has confirmed in a statement that the death toll from the falling Ikoyi Building has risen to 45.
This was after the Emergency team recovered 2 more bodies from the rubles on Wednesday.
The recovery of the two bodies has brought to 45 the number of bodies retrieved from the site.
The identification of bodies of the victims of the incident has continued at IDH, Yaba, Lagos Mainland. Thirty-two families have come forward to submit samples for DNA to identify bodies that they wish to claim.
In cases where identification is clear and there are no arguments, the bodies will be released to the familiesGbenga Omotoso said.
The Commissioner had said that the other surrounding in the area are being evaluated and if permission is given by the state, the surrounding build could be demolished. He also said that a team has been formed to identify the victims bodies respectively.