- President Buhari has sent a message to the parents and relations of Ojodu Grammar School students who were crushed by a trailer
- The president through his special adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina expressed sadness over the tragic incident
- Meanwhile, on Tuesday, December 7, a trailer suffered a brake failure and rammed into students of the Ojodu grammar school who were going home
The president commiserated with parents, relations and friends of Ojodu Grammar School students who lost their lives in the accident on Tuesday, in the state.
This was disclosed by the special adviser to the president on media and publicity, Femi Adesina in a statement on Wednesday, December 8, The Punch reports.
President Buhari prays for comfort for the grieving parents and quick recovery for those that are injured.
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"President Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with parents, relations and friends of Ojodu Grammar School students who lost their lives in an accident on Tuesday, along Isheri Road, Ojodu, in Lagos State.
"President Buhari condoles with Government and people of Lagos State and the authorities of Ojodu Grammar School over the sad and painful loss of the promising lives that were cut short in the tragic incident.
"President Buhari prays that the Almighty God will comfort the grieving parents and relations at this very difficult time, and grant the injured quick recovery."
Eight kids die in abandoned car in Lagos
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported no less than eight children were confirmed dead on Saturday, December 4, after they were found in a parked car in Lagos.
The vehicle in which the kids died possibly of suffocation was parked along Adelayo Street, Jah-Michael Bus-Stop, off Badagry Expressway, Lagos.
According to the spokesman of the police command in the state on Sunday, December 5, Adekunle Ajisebutu, the children unknowingly locked themselves in the car while playing.
Updated: Students begin massive protest in Lagos after truck crushed schoolmates
In a related report, aggrieved students of Babs Fafunwa Millennium Secondary School took to the streets of Lagos on Wednesday, December 8, over the tragic and sudden death of their schoolmates.
Legit.ng earlier reported that truck reportedly suffered a brake failure and rammed into school children along Isheri Road in Lagos state on Tuesday, December 7.
It was reported that at least 13 students were feared dead, though stated that the exact number of casualties was yet to be ascertained.