Chairman of the All Progressives Congress,APC in Plateau State, Letep Dabang has expressed sadness over the collapse of a three storey building along butcher lane in Jos North Local Government Area of the state.
Reacting to the incident on behalf of the APC in the state, Dabang said it is most unfortunate that lives will be lost,people injured and property lost while people were carrying out their legitimate businesses of the day.
“The party received the news with great shock and pain discovering that people where trapped in the rubbles as a result of the collapse,” the party Chairman said.
Dabang said the deaths recorded in the incident are a great loss to the state and prayed God to grant the deceased souls eternal rest while wishing the injured quick recovery.
He added that upon receiving the report it got in touch with the member representing Jos North North in the State House of Assembly Ibrahim Hassan who was on the ground and helping in coordinating the rescue efforts.
Letep Dabang on behalf of the APC commended the immediate response of good spirited individuals who immediately started the rescue efforts before the arrival of other agencies that aided the rescue efforts.
He saluted the Red cross,State Emergency Management Agency and other stakeholders who were part of the rescue efforts at the site of the collapsed building.
He prayed God to grant the injured quick recovery,stating that efforts will be put to check and guard against recurrence of such in any part of the state.