By Gabriel Enogholase, BENIN

Building Collapse Prevention Guild, BCPG, has announced Edo State as the state in the south-south geopolitical zone with no building collapse in 2022. This is stated in the 2020 report.

According to the report, no fewer than 61 buildings have collapsed across the country in 2022, with the highlight being Lagos state with 20 incidents.

The report noted that Lagos was closely followed by the states of Kano, Anambra, Delta, Jigawa and Oyo with seven, five, four, and three records of 20 incidents for the year 2022.

Isoken Omo, Edo’s Ministry of Planning, Housing, Urban and Regional Development, responded to the BCPG 2022 report. projects are up to code.

She said the ministry has worked closely with construction companies, developers and contractors to ensure that all buildings in the state meet safety standards.

She said: “We also regularly inspect construction sites to identify and address potential problems before they can lead to a building collapse.

“We are pleased that this commitment to safety has clearly paid off with the new report recognizing our efforts as the state has not seen a single building collapse by 2022.

“We are very proud of this achievement and are committed to holding this record. We will continue to work tirelessly to ensure that all buildings in Edo State are safe and comply with all necessary regulations.” “While the doctor attended to her, she called the suspects and fraudulently invited them to pay her bill. and that she was treated by the doctor.

Moments later, the thugs stormed the hospital in a Toyota vehicle, entered the doctor’s office and shot him twice in the chest, leading to his death. The alleged female patient fled with the suspects.

“The Commissioner of Police, while extending his sincere condolences to the relatives of the deceased doctor and also members of the Nigerian Medical Association, assured them that the matter will be thoroughly investigated to ensure that justice is served.

“Finally, it is pertinent to state clearly that the rumors circulating that the relatives of an allegedly deceased patient were responsible for the murder of the doctor are wholly false and should be disregarded as there is no record of a patient who has died before. the unfortunate incidence.

“So the command finally wants to take this opportunity to enlist the help of everyone in our effort to lift the veil from the face of the perpetrators.”

PSN condemns Iluobe’s murder

In a message of condolence to the president of the NMA by Felix Ndiukwu, PSN’s national publicity secretary, it also called on security agencies to book the killers.

The PSN President also conveyed the regret of Nigerian pharmacists to the President and members of the NMA, denouncing attacks on healthcare workers and stating that PSN was deeply concerned that in recent years key healthcare providers including pharmacists, doctors, nurses and laboratory scientists have been murdered in the line of duty with reckless surrender without adequate response from the government and its array of security agents.

He said: “If left unchecked, this development will leave healthcare workers vulnerable to the endless brain drain that continues to hit our country with imminent dire consequences.”

Raising his voice to call on the authorities to deliberately protect life, especially those of professionals, he instructed them to bring down the killers of Dr. to bring Iluobe to justice.

The PSN president also comforted the family of the slain Dr. Iluobe and prayed for the peaceful rest of his soul.

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