It sounded like a bomb-blast. The building came crashing down leaving pandemonium and chaos in the air. Everybody was running in every direction, with nobody really making progress.
It had happened in the morning, at about 9:00 am on a Wednesday. A building marked for demolishing three times had all the while been the premises for school children. Without warning, it successfully, trapped residents, pupils and small goods traders under her rubble
Soon after the collapse, a small search party began to rescue victims. One by one, they extracted survivors. Sooner Emergency Rescue teams of the Lagos State
Yet the crowd of onlookers hampered the extraction efforts of rescue workers. They were doing enough then the monster trucks and earth movers came along to hasten their efforts. Sadly some perished when they heard about the news.
A lot of factors in the rescue efforts show that the system is far from operating at a standard.
Now to the positive light that came out from the event. While government officials paid a series of visits to survivors in the hospital, a group of young health and medical professionals took the initiate to provide supplies and services to victims deserving of them.
Health Hub Africa – The originators of #HopeForItaFajiVictims
Health Hub Africa in partnership with Heal for Africa Initiative paid a visit to Ita
The visit was divided into
The visiting team brought along some consumables to bring some relief to victims. This may however not be sufficient since the majority of the victims would require rehabilitation – physically, mentally, financially and spiritually.
Financial Donations – The Summaries.
When the calls began for donations and contributions for survivors, Nigerians surprised the world. This was the donation gotten on the first day of the call.
BY THE SECOND DAY?
This is an updated version of the status of donations. As at the time of typing this post, donations are in excess of a million naira.
So… The Visit – Photo Speaks
Blood Donation Drive is our first point of call!!!
MEET THE FACE OF HEALTH HUB AFRICA – INNOVATORS, INFLUENCERS HUB