UCLH porter missing following Grenfell Tower fire 

21/06/2017 00:00 
It is with great sadness that we can confirm that a member of our portering team is among those missing following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire.

Abdulaziz El Wahabi - known as Aziz to many of his friends and colleagues - has more than 20 years of outstanding service at University College Hospital.

He is a porter employed by Interserve which provides facilities management services to UCLH.

UCLH chief executive Marcel Levi said: “Abdulaziz is an extremely dedicated and hugely popular member of staff.

“He is a larger than life character who never fails to show kindness and compassion to patients and colleagues.

“One of our Imams led Duas for Abdul and his family last Friday in the hospital and a special service will be held this Friday.

“Our thoughts are with Abdulaziz’s loved ones, friends and colleagues during this extremely distressing time.

“We have offered support to our staff who knew Abdulaziz and to all colleagues who feel affected by the terrible events of recent weeks.”

Abdulaziz’s family has sent their thanks and appreciation for everyone’s prayers and support during this time.

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