Woman dies three weeks after sister Onyinye Enekwe was killed in Ikoyi collapsed building

Onyinye Enekwe trapped in Ikoyi building collapse

Amaka Enekwe, the sister of Onyinye Enekwe who died when a 21-storey building collapsed in the Ikoyi area of Lagos on November 1, has died.

Onyinye, who was set to wed in December, was employed as second personal assistant to real estate company Fourscore Homes owned by Femi Osibona. She, Mr Osibona and 41 others died after the building collapsed.

On Tuesday, a Facebook user Blessed Eriamah announced the news of Amaka’s death.

Eriamah stated that Amaka was recovering from an illness only to die on Monday, November 22, three weeks after her sister.

“Exactly three weeks after the death of your younger sister at the Ikoyi building collapse, you followed her. Losing two daughters in a space of three weeks is a pain to terrible for a mother to bear,” Eriamah wrote.

“When we visited you on Monday you were recovering only to hear of your death today. Amaka why did you follow your sister?

“Your mother is trying to be strong, she is trying to hide her pain by singing praises to GOD and laughing when we visited today but she is losing it.”