- Aisha, the wife of President Buhari, has commiserated with the families of victims of Lagos building collapse
- Some children were reported dead in a building collapse that occurred in Ita-Faaji area of Lagos Island on Wednesday, March 13
- Mrs Buhari said she was saddened by the death of the innocent children as she prayed God to grant the families the fortitude to bear the loss
Aisha Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has commiserated with the families of victims of building collapse in Ita-Faaji, Lagos.
Legit.ng reports that Buhari, in a condolence message sent through her tweeter handle on Friday, March 15, prayed to God to grant the families the fortitude to bear the loss.
‘‘My thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims, especially innocent children who died and some who are still trapped in the rubble of the collapsed building in Ita-Faaji, Lagos.
‘‘I pray the state government and the rescue agencies are able to save more children," she said.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that President Buhari, in the evening of Thursday, March 14, charged the governments of Lagos and Anambra to make efforts to avert the future incidents that could be described as tragic.
Buhari also consoled the family of the victims of the incident as he prayed that God should comfort them. He also prayed for the survivors, wishing them quick recovery.
The president had said: “Yesterday was a dark day for the people of Lagos and Anambra states: The news of the collapsed building in Itafaaji area of Lagos Island, and the tanker accident in Onitsha.
“It touches one to lose precious lives in any kind of mishap, particularly those so young and tender.
“May the Almighty God comfort the bereaved and grant quick recovery to the injured. Condolences to the government and people of Lagos and Anambra states."
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