Buhari Condoles With Victims of Bauchi Boat Accident Which Killed 38

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SWITZERLAND, President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolences to families of the 38 victims of a boat mishap in Kirfi Local Council, Bauchi State, describing the incident “as a devastating tragedy not only for families of victims, but also for the country.’

This was contained in a statement by media aide, Garba Shehu on Tuesday.

On Tuesday, October 8, no fewer than 38 people reportedly drowned in a boat accident which occurred in Kuna village in the Kirfi Local Government Area of Bauchi state.

Today’s Echo gathers that only two were also rescued in the boat conveying 40 passengers.

The President, who has been informed of the tragedy, said: “I am profoundly touched by the death of these fellow Nigerians who had no idea they were embarking on their last journey.

“As the families of the unfortunate victims mourn, I extend my sympathies to them at this very difficult and trying moment, and pray that Allah comfort and give them the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.”

The President, who has been informed of the tragedy, said: “I am profoundly touched by the death of these fellow Nigerians who had no idea they were embarking on their last journey.

“As the families of the unfortunate victims mourn, I extend my sympathies to them at this very difficult and trying moment, and pray that Allah comfort and give them the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.”

The President also commiserated with the government and people of Bauchi State, urging steadfastness in prayer for the souls of the departed, and their families.

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