Buhari speaks on Onitsha Fire Incident, says; I am Touched

The President of the federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammedu Buhari speaks on The fire incident at onitsha Anambra state which claimed many lives, burns shops and properties.

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Read His statement Below;

The fire incident in Onitsha yesterday is sad and regrettable. I am profoundly touched by the sight of the charred remains of an innocent mother and her child, who are victims of this tragedy.

I am calling for urgent action on the part of those concerned to stem these frequent fatal disasters on public roads. Safety precautions and routine maintenance, often taken for granted by vehicle owners, must be enforced.

I call on the Ministry of Transport, the Federal Road Safety Commission and other stakeholders to urgently address the issue of safety standards in Nigeria, with a view to stemming the frequency of these tragedies. May the souls of the dead rest in peace Amen.


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