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Boat Mashup: Buhari condoles with families of 38 persons in Bauchi

President Muhammadu Buhari has passed his condolences to the families of the 38 persons in a boat mishap in Kirfi Local Council, Bauchi State.

Okay.ng had earlier reported that 38 persons out of the 40 drowned on their way to their farms.

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Buhari, reacting to the mashup, in a statement on Tuesday, October 8, issued by Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, described the incident “as a devastating tragedy not only for families of victims but also for the country.’’

The statement reads: “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.”

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