The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Monday expressed heartfelt condolences to the government and people of India following reports that at least 141 people have died after a British-era bridge in Gujarat’s Morbi collapsed on Sunday evening.
Apart from those that died, 177 of the 500 have been saved and teams are searching for several others who are still missing.
Buhari’s condolence was contained in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
The president said, “On behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, I wish to express my profound sorrow and sincere sympathy to the Prime Minister, families of the deceased, and the people of India following this tragic incident.”
He however prayed for recovery of all the persons who suffered injuries.
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