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President Buhari condoles govt, people of Nasarawa State over gas explosion

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled the government and people of Nassarawa State over the tragic fire occasioned by a gas explosion at a filling station in Lafia, the state capital.

The president’s condolence message is contained in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Monday.
The explosion occurred at a gas plant close to the petrol station, killing at least 10 persons, over 30 sustained various injuries, destroyed vehicles and several shops.

The president, who was briefed about the scale of destruction of life and property,
expressed grave concern over the high toll in the incident.

He consoled the bereaved families and appealed to the state and federal authorities and well meaning persons in the state to ensure that the best medical assistance was provided to the injured persons.

“I wish that this kind of tragedy never happened to any part of the country,” he added.

President Buhari condoles govt, people of Nasarawa State over gas explosion was last modified: September 10th, 2018 by Francis Belux
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Francis Mbeto Belux is a author and Journalist from Akwa Ibom. He published content from the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN). He is a graduate of Journalism from ESUT and a sports Enthusiast.

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