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Lagos school building collapse: Update on condition of injured pupils

Some of the injured pupils in the building collapse at Ita-Faaji, Lagos Island, on Wednesday are in stable condition and still receiving adequate medical attention in some hospitals in Lagos.

Names of the patients in stable condition were pasted at the General Hospital on Wednesday for easy identification of the victims by their relatives.

Relations of some of the victims expressed gratitude to God for the survival of their children, thanking the medical team for their care.

Dr Ismail Ganikale, the Medical Director, General Hospital, Lagos, told THE NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA that no new victims of the school building collapse were brought to the hospital.

He said that the management had rallied the medical team and was trying to get the actual number of casualties.

Also, Dr Saliu Oseni, the Chairman, Lagos Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association said that the association had been going round the hospitals to monitor the treatment of the victims.

Most of the patients came in through General Hospital and Massey Children Hospital from where they were referred to other hospitals, including Lagos State University Teaching Hospital; Mainland General Hospital and General Hospital, Yaba, Gbagada General Hospital.

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