Garba Shehu, Abuja;
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep grief and sympathy with Italy over the deadly earthquake that has claimed more than two hundred lives in the central parts of the country.
“My heart and prayers go out to the people of Italy at this time of national mourning, caused by the devastating earthquake”, said the President.
President Buhari told the Italian Prime Minister, Mr. Matteo Renzi, that his family, the government and the people of Nigeria shared the grief of Italian citizens over this deadly natural disaster.
The President prayed to God to comfort the families of the victims and grant them the fortitude to overcome their grief at this emotionally challenging time.