President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the government and people of Ghana over the dual tragedy of flooding and fire outbreak which claimed scores of lives in that country.
The president, in a condolence message on Friday, 5 June 2015 signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu said that Nigeria will stand by Ghana in its moment of grief and loss.
“In this moment of grief and loss, the government and people of Nigeria stand with the government and people of Ghana,” Shehu said.
According to President Buhari, the twin tragedies of flooding and fire outbreak that led to loss of several lives are painful and regrettable.
The President, however, noted that the flooding incident undoubtedly reminds leaders and governments in the West African sub-region of their responsibilities to the problem of global warming, among others.
He prayed that the souls of the deceased rest in eternal bliss and that their families and friends find fortitude to bear the losses.
Mal. Garba Shehu
Senior Special Assistant (Media & Publicity)
Abuja, Nigeria, 5 June 2015