Breaking: Buhari Laments Deaths Of Pupils In Enugu Crash

President Muhammadu Buhari , on Friday , expressed sadness over a vehicle accident that claimed lives , including those of pupils of Presentation Nursery and Primary School in Mgbowu , Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State .

Buhari’ s condolence message was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina , titled “ President Buhari mourns victims of Enugu crash involving pupils .”

In mourning the victims , Adesina quoted Buhari as urging vehicle owners to ensure roadworthiness , as initial reports attributed the accident to brake -failure by the truck involved .

The statement read, “ President Muhammadu Buhari is saddened by the gruesome vehicle accident in Mgbowu , Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State, in which scores of people died, most of them school pupils .

“ The President condoles with families and kith and kin of the dead, praying that God will grant them succour , and spare the country of such tragedy in future .

“ He also commiserates with the Catholic Church of Awgu , which runs Presentation Nursery and Primary School that the pupils attended , and the Enugu State Government .



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