By Ismaila Chafe
President Muhammadu Buhari expressed his deep sorrow at the loss of life caused by the fires that ravaged a primary school in Niamey, in the Republic of Niger, killing more than 20 children.
The Nigerian News Agency (NAN) reports that the victims of the blaze were mostly children between the ages of three and five.
Malam Garba Shehu, the president’s senior special assistant for media and publicity, said in a statement that Buhari expressed his feelings in a message to President Mohammed Bazoum, the government and people of neighboring northern China. Nigeria.
Buhari described the fire incident as “heartbreaking and extremely horrific”.
He said: “On behalf of the Nigerian government and people, we sympathize with our brotherly neighbors for this tragic loss.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, families and communities affected by this unfortunate incident.
“I wish a speedy recovery to those who have been injured.” (NOPE)
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