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Buhari reacts as boat carrying many people capsizes in Kebbi

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the families of the victims of a boat which capsized in Ngaski Local Government Area of Kebbi State.

Buhari’s condolence message was contained in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Wednesday evening.

The statement read: “President Muhammadu Buhari has described the news of the capsizing of a boat in Ngaski Local Government Area of Kebbi State as devastating, offering his heartfelt condolences to the families of those affected by this tragedy.

“From media reports, there are indications that the boat was overloaded and there is no official confirmation on the number of casualties.

“While efforts are ongoing to recover more survivors, the President extends his gratitude to all those involved in the rescue efforts and wishes those injured from the accident quick recovery.”

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