Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has described the deadly boat mishap in Kebbi State, during which over 150 lives have been misplaced, as a nationwide tragedy.
He made the remark on the Authorities Home, Birnin Kebbi, the state capital, on Sunday when he paid a condolence go to to his Kebbi State counterpart, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu.
The impression of the tragedy, in line with Masari, just isn’t restricted to Kebbi State, however throughout your complete nation and past, in view of the truth that most of those that died have been merchants on their strategy to the market.
The Governo,r who clocked 71 on Friday, in an announcement signed by Abdu Labaran Malumfashi, his media aide, mentioned that the magnitude of the tragedy was such that hundreds of Nigerians inside and outdoors Kebbi have to be negatively affected in a technique or one other, as such there’s the necessity for compatriots throughout the nation to sympathise and condole with the federal government and other people of the state in addition to the rapid households of the deceased.
He prayed for Allah’s forgiveness for the deceased, and the braveness and fortitude to bear the loss for the bereaved.
In his response, Governor Bagudu, whereas expressing appreciation to Governor Masari for the condolence go to, mentioned out of the 170 individuals suspected to be concerned, solely 25 have been rescued , and 82 our bodies recovered and buried.
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