North Central Governors Grief over Kwara Boat Tragedy

Igbawase Ukumba in Lafia

The North Central Governors’ Forum yesterday expressed grief over the death of over 100 wedding guests in a boat wreck in Patigi Local Government Area of Kwara State.

The Chairman of the North Central Governors’ Forum, Abdullahi Sule, expressed his colleagues’ grief in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Ibrahim Addra.

Sule, who is the governor of Nasarawa State, therefore, said the North Central governors were deeply shaken by the tragedy, ironically at a time of a wedding celebration.

The regional governors’ chairman, on behalf of other governors of the North Central states and the people of the region, condoled with the government and people of Kwara State and the family of the deceased.

Sule said: “Our thoughts and prayers are with our colleague, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, and the people of Kwara State at this period.

“We pray that God will grant the departed eternal rest and their families the fortitude to bear the loss.”

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