President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned with the groups of the 38 casualties of a vessel disaster in Kirfi Local Council, Bauchi State, portraying the episode “as an overwhelming catastrophe for groups of unfortunate casualties as well as for the nation.”
He additionally sympathized with the legislature and individuals of Bauchi State, asking relentlessness in petition for the spirits of the withdrew, and their families.
The President’s sympathy message was passed on through an announcement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Tuesday.
“As the groups of the heartbreaking unfortunate casualties grieve, I stretch out my feelings to them at this troublesome and attempting minute, and supplicate that Allah solace and give them the backbone to manage this unsalvageable misfortune,” the announcement included.
Day by day POST had revealed that the appalling occurrence was made open by the Chairman, Caretaker Committee of Kirfi Local Government, Alhaji Bappa, Abdu Bara Danmalikin Bara who addressed columnists.
He stated, “I need to sympathize with the individuals of Kirfi, Bauchi State and Nigeria in general over the loss of our siblings on their way to their ranches.
“They boarded a kayak – 40 of them on Monday, October 7, 2019, and lamentably 38 of them were suffocated. Just two people endure.
“We found just two dead bodies along Badara when we led a hunt and salvage activity. Nearby specialists looked through the conduits yet tragically we didn’t recuperate further collections of the people in question. We speculate every one of them suffocated.”