Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has sent a message of condolence to their colleague in Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, over the weekend pipelines explosion in Abule Ado which claimed lives of residents.
A statement signed by Kebbi State governor and chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, prayed to God to give families of those who lost their lives the fortitude to bear the loss.
The statement read in part:” We commiserate with the Government and people of Lagos for the sad incidence of the crude oil pipeline explosion that caused many deaths and devastating damages to many houses in Abule Ado area of Lagos state. At times like this, we send our condolence message to our colleague His Excellency Babajide Sanwo-Olu and all the people of Lagos State for the unfortunate loss of the lives. We pray that God Almighty gives you and the families of those who lost their lives the fortitude to bear the loss.
“We, in particular, sympathise with the people of Lagos, especially the residents and indigenes of Abule Ado who have lost their homes, properties, livelihood and have been displaced by the ruin. We are sure with the good leadership of Lagos State government, the situation would be managed in the best way possible.”
The PGF also sent a similar letter of condolence to the Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, over the demise of his mother Hajiya Hauwa Bello who died at the weekend.
Governor Bagudu prayed to God to grant the entire Bello family and the people of Kogi State the fortitude to bear the loss.