Home NEWS Otedola Bridge Tanker Fire, One of Nigeria’s Greatest Tragedies – Buhari

Otedola Bridge Tanker Fire, One of Nigeria’s Greatest Tragedies – Buhari

by Happynaija
Otedola Bridge Tanker Fire, One of Nigeria’s Greatest Tragedies – Buhari - Happynaija.com

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the fuel tanker fire experienced in Lagos on Thursday evening as one of the greatest tragedies witnessed in the country in recent times.

Buhari states this in a statement made available to journalists

by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.

The President expressed shock and sorrow over the fire in

which many people are feared killed with several vehicles burnt.

Otedola Bridge Tanker Fire, One of Nigeria’s Greatest Tragedies – Buhari - Happynaija.com

Otedola Bridge Tanker Fire, One of Nigeria’s Greatest Tragedies – Buhari – Happynaija.com

Buhari said in reaction to the early reports reaching him

concerning the incident that he was sad to learn of the tragic loss of lives,

tens of vehicles, property and other valuables in the petrol tanker fire.

He expressed his condolences to the government and

people of Lagos State on the tragedy.

“Sadly, this seems to be one of the greatest tragedies

we have seen in recent times,” Buhari said.

The President urged the emergency services and law

enforcement officials to do their best to limit the losses

and damage from the incident.

He said the priority now should be how to save those

people who could still be in danger.

You may also like

2 comments

Stop Using us For Sacrifice and Get Rid of These Tankers – Yvonne Jegede Tells Governor Ambode - HAPPYNAIJA June 30, 2018 - 2:10 pm

[…] Yvonne Jegede has joined several other celebrities to react to the Lagos tanker explosion on Otedola bridge, that left over 8 people dead and others badly […]

Reply
Petrol-Laden Tanker Crashes into Caterpillar in Anambra | HAPPYNAIJA April 11, 2019 - 5:27 pm

[…] A tanker laden with about 40,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit on Thursday rammed into a moving caterpillar, […]

Reply

What do you have to say on this ?

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

%d bloggers like this: