Politics Buhari Expresses Shock Over Calabar Viewing Centre Tragedy

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  1. Oluogunjobi

    Oluogunjobi Social Member Curators

    Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock and sadness to the tragic event that claimed the lives of several Nigerians at a football viewing centre in Calabar, Cross River State, Thursday night.

    The President commiserates with the government and people of Cross River State, and football fans nationwide over the unfortunate incident.

    In a statement by his Senior media aide, Garba Shehu, Buhari commends the State Government for the prompt action in setting up a commission of inquiry into the incident, and its offer of assistance to the victims and their families.

    ''The President offers his deepest condolences to the family and friends of the mostly young victims, whose sudden demise is a big blow not only to their families, but also to the football-loving nation.

    He prays that God Almighty will grant the souls of the departed eternal rest and comfort all who mourn their irreparable loss. '' the statement said,
     

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  2. curator

    curator Administrator Curators

    Where is the president?
     
  3. Ichartmypath

    Ichartmypath Member

    Good question.. Every time he communicates via "statements"..
     
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