Critical Times News : Tanker Explosion: Buhari lament death of many people in Lagos

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Tanker Explosion: Buhari lament death of many people in Lagos


President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock and sorrow over the Thursday’s fire incident in Lagos where many people are feared killed, with several vehicles burnt.

The President reacted through a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja, on Thursday.

“I’m very sad to learn of the tragic loss of lives, tens of vehicles, property and other valuables in the petrol tanker fire,” he said.

Buhari expressed his deepest condolences to the government and people of Lagos over the tragic incident.

He said: ”Sadly, this seems to be one of the greatest tragedies we have seen in recent times.’’

The President urged the emergency services and law enforcement officials to do their best to limit the losses and damage from the incident.

According to him, the priority now is to ensure the survival of those people who could still be in danger.

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