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Boat Mishap: Buhar Condoles Victims’ Families In Sokoto

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday condoled the families of the 29 victims of Wednesday’s boat mishap in Shagari River in Gidan Magana area of sokoto state.

The president expressed his sadness over the incident, prayed for the victims families particularly the village head of Gidan Magana, Malam Muhammadu Auwal, who five of his children were involved in the incident.

He also commiserated with the government and people of Sokoto State for the lost ones.

According to a statement issued by the president spokesman, Garba Shehu, he directed the Nigeria Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) to increase ongoing efforts to ensure the safety of riverine travel in the country and prevent the further occurrence of such mishap.

He prayed for the repose of the souls of the departed and divine comfort to the grieving families.

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