President Buhari Mourns With Victims Of Akwa Ibom Church Collapse

By 07:22 Sun, 11 Dec 2016 Comments

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the people of Akwa Ibom over the tragic collapse of a church in the state on Saturday leading to the death of scores.

In a statement released on his Twitter handle, @MBuhari, the President said he spoke with the governor of the state, Emmanuel Udom.

He prayed for the soul of the deceased, stating that tragedy in any part of the country affects all Nigerians.

He wrote, “This evening I spoke with Gov @MrUdomEmmanuel to commiserate with him on the tragic collapse of the Reigners Bible Church building in Uyo.

“I asked the Governor to convey to the people of Akwa Ibom the deep sorrow felt by me, and by the entire country, over this tragedy.

“I pray that the souls of the deceased will rest in peace, and that the injured will experience quick recovery.

“Any tragedy that affects any part of Nigeria affects all of us. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the people of Akwa Ibom.”



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