26-year-old Onyinye who was trapped under collapsed high-rise one week after joining Fourscore Homes found dead


On Monday morning, Onyinye Enekwe, a graduate of the Nnamdi Azikwe University, left for Ikoyi where she worked as second personal assistant to Femi Osibona, owner of Fourscore Homes.

Chinedu Enekwe, her cousin, said she joined Fourscore Homes the week before.Around 2pm on Monday, the building collapsed, with Onyinye and several others still trapped in the rubble as of Wednesday afternoon. Later in the evening of yesterday her body was found and confirmed dead. Newswire correspondent also confirmed this through call that was put across to Onyinye’s younger sister.

“She left her elder sister’s house around 6am for work on that day,” he said

Chinedu added that Onyinye had taken a picture of herself at the site, which she sent to her older sister just as she arrived at work on Monday morning.

There is no official figure of the number of persons who were in the building before the incident happened, but over 50 people are said to have been trapped. Femi Osibona is also believed to be trapped in the rubble as he hasn’t been seen since the day of the incident.

As of Wednesday, the death toll had risen to 22, while nine persons have been rescued.


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