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Collapsed building: Chief Imam hails govt’s response



The Chief Imam of Lagos State, Sheikh Sulaimon Oluwatoyin Abou-Nolla has praised the Lagos State Government for its prompt response and adequate care of the survivors of the Massey Street collapsed building at Ita- Faji on Lagos Island.

Sheikh Abou-Nolla told The Nation after visiting survivors at the General Hospital, Lagos Island.

He was joined by the five divisional imams in Ikorodu, Ikeja, Badagry, Lagos and Epe and the mission board members of the Lagos Central Mosque.

They clerics were taken around the survivors’ wards by the hospital’s Head of Social Welfare Department, Oluwakemi Okunmuyide.

“We thank Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, Commissioner for Health Dr Jide Idris and the hospital management for helping to ease the pains of the affected people. It is important at that point that the people are in trauma, they need trauma management, they need our prayers, they need our support – financially, physically and mentally to return to their normal lives. We pray to Almighty Allah not to witness such an occurrence again. We pray Allah to guide and protect us from calamities. We pray to Allah to ease their pains,” Sheikh Abou-Nolla said.

The Nation, Monday, April 1, 2019

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