The federal emergency management agency (FEMA) has confirmed the rescue of thirty-seven persons, two other injured persons after many were trapped in a building collapsed at Lagos Street in the Garki village area of Abuja.

FEMA spokesperson Nkechi Isa in a statement today said a combined team of the fct emergency management agency (FEMA), federal road safety corps, (FRSC), FCT police command, and the V.I.O are on the ground as rescue efforts are ongoing as the search for more victims intensifies at the scene of the building collapse

According to her, the agency’s search and rescue team is awaiting excavators to intensify the search and ensure no victim is left in the rubble.


The two-storey building which serves both residential and commercial purposes collapsed yesterday night, few months after a four-storey building collapsed in the life camp area of the city with many wounded.

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