May 26, 2022

How Osibona, Owner of Collapsed Building in Ikoyi was Rescued Lifeless


By Shola Akingboye, 4th November, 2021

Femi Osibona, the owner of the collapsed 21-storey building is dead, RegentAfrica Times reports.

Osibona’s body was discovered among others during the rescue process at the site of the building on Thursday.


Femi Osibona’s Lifeless Body was said to have been recovered from the collapsed building rubble on Thursday, after painstaking efforts from emergency responders.

Combined team of emergency responders recovered the body which has been taken to morgue.

However, there were conflicting reports on when the body was actually recovered. While a report said the body was recovered early Thursday, another stated Thursday evening. As of press time, there was no official confirmation on the report.

The 16 floors building was owned and constructed by the late Osibona’s company Fourscore Heights Limited.

After over 72 hours of rescue and search operations since the incident occurred, a vehicle belonging to one of the trapped victims was removed from the scene on Thursday evening by rescue team.

The details of the vehicle that was removed from the scene is YAB655AZ, Toyota Highlander, dark colour

The owner was said to be the owner of an aluminium fabrication company. He came there with some of his workers who include one Kenneth Otu.

The late Osibona owns the popular Fourscore Homes, a Lagos-based real estate firm located along Gerrard Road, collapsed on Monday afternoon.

A post Earlier, the dead body of Mr Osibona’s PA (Personal Assistant), Nifemi, was recovered from the rubble.

Not less than 36 people have so far been confirmed dead since the building collapsed.

Rescue efforts are still ongoing at the scene of the incident with families and friends of those trapped in the building accusing government officials and rescue workers of being ineffective.

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