SUNDAY ODE, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock over the fire incident Thursday evening in Lagos, in which many people were feared killed and several vehicles burnt.
Senior Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu in a statement noted that Buhari said in reaction to the early reports reaching him concerning the incident that he was very sad to learn of the tragic loss of lives, tens of vehicles, property and other valuables in the petrol tanker fire.
The statement noted that the President expressed his deepest condolences to the government and people of Lagos on the tragedy.“Sadly, this seems to be one of the greatest tragedies we have seen in recent times ,” Buhari was quoted to have said.
The President urged the emergency services and law enforcement officials to do their best to limit the losses and damage from the incident, saying that the priority should be to save those people who could still be in danger, Shehu said in the statement.
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