FCT Collapsed Building: Police Commissioner Visits Scene
…..20 rescued, 2 dead
……CP Synergize with other agencies, and the local community while rescue efforts ongoing
The FCT Police Command on Thursday swiftly responded to the unfortunate incident of a collapsed two-storey building along Lagos Street, Garki Abuja by dispatching specialized search and rescue teams to the scene to save lives and ensure the safety of all those affected.
According to a press release signed by the FCT Police Public Relations Officer, SP Josephine Adeh, said that the Command has deployed every effort to locate and extricate those who are trapped. So far, 20 persons have been rescued from the scene while 2 others unfortunately lost their lives. We are working in close coordination with other relevant agencies, including the Fire Service, Emergency Medical Services, and disaster response teams to streamline our rescue efforts.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Haruna G. Garba personally visited the site to assess the situation and to extend condolences to the affected families. He appreciated the people for the tremendous support from the community and local volunteers who had come forward to assist in the rescue operation.
The CP extends his thoughts and prayers to the victims and their families and urges members of the public to stay clear of the incident area to facilitate the ongoing rescue efforts and to allow emergency personnel to work without hindrance.