The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday, said that 109 people trapped at the collapse building in Synagogue church have so far been rescued, while 16 dead bodies have been retrieved from the debris.
Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, the Public Relations Officers of the agency confirmed this in Lagos.
The six-storey building belonging to the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Ikotun, Lagos, collapsed on Friday.
Many worshippers injured were rushed to Isolo and Alimosho General Hospital, while corpses were deposited at the mortuary.
Reports says, there are possibility that some people could still be trapped in the collapsed building, as rescue effort was still on.
Farinloye said that members at first did not allow emergency rescue team to gain access to those trapped in the building untill later.
?The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and NEMA are still searching to make sure that those still trapped in the building are rescued.
?We are still searching for those trapped in the building so the figure may increase later,? he said.


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