President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his sadness over the collapse of a building housing a school in Itafaaji area of Lagos, which left fatalities, particularly of small children.
In a statement made available to Okay Nigeria by Femi Adesina on Wednesday evening, Buhari sympathizes with the parents and relations of the deceased, wishing them God’s comfort. He also wishes the injured speedy and complete recovery.
He commiserates with the government and good people of Lagos State, and pledges assistance of the Federal Government as may be required by the state.
In his words, “It touches one to lose precious lives in any kind of mishap, particularly those so young and tender. May God grant everyone affected by this sad incident fortitude and succour.”
He charges the Lagos State government to do all that is needful, so that such tragic developments do not recur in future.