It was indeed a black Wednesday in Lagos on March 13, when over 69 children were reported to have been trapped in a three-storey building, which collapsed. The building located in Itafaji area of Lagos Island was reported to be a residential building with several apartments.
Following the accident, rescue mission was ongoing and scores of residents joined in assisting emergency services in saving the children from the debris. It was gathered that outgoing Lagos governor, Ambode visited the area as the victims were being rescued but did not get a welcome from the angry residents.
As the survivors receive treatment at Lagos state general hospital, several Nigerians have paid a visit and showed support and care for the children. One of such is Nigerian singer, Small Doctor who visited the children and many other survivors of the building collapse recently.
Small Doctor who seemed to have had a good time encouraging the kids, shared the photos on his official Instagram page and revealed that he was moved to tears when he heard about the incident.
The Omo Better adviced that the the children need all the care and support they can get and he has played his own part.
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These Kids Are The Greatest Motivation I’ll Ever Get In Recent Time😢, Despite The Situation They Found Themselves It Didn’t Stop Them From Being Happy . I Was Moved To Tears Hearing Some Details About The Collapsed Building 😢! But Regardless They All Wore A Beautiful Smile 😀 ! We Had An Amazing Time Together At The Lagos Island General Hospital. I Pray And Wish Them Quick Recovery🙏🏾 . I’ve Done My Little Part Which Is Not Enough, Please They Need all The Love, Care And Support They Can Get🙏🏾. #GoDblessYou #HappinessIsFree . iyanu MASHELE SOONEST✍🏿✅
In like manner, Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari also paid a visit to the survivors of the building collapse in Lagos. She demonstrated her sympathy towards victims of the the Ita-Faji building collapse.
She also visited women and children wards of the hospital, prayed to God to grant the families that lost loved ones the fortitude to bear the loss.