Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has commiserated with the families of people who lost their lives in the two fuel tanker explosion that happened in the Lapai Local Government Area in the state on Tuesday.
In a statement issued a few moments ago by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs Mary Noel-Berje in Minna, the state capital, Governor Lolo as popularly called prayed Allah to grant the victims Aljannah Firdausi.
He also prayed to God to give the bereaved families the fortitude to bear the loss of their loved ones.
Naija News reported earlier that at least six people have died in a fuel tankers explosion in Lapai LGA after two two tanker trucks collided along the Agaie-Bida road in the state.
According to Noel-Berje while reacting to the incident in Minna today, the incident had brought grief to the victims’ families as well as the Lapai LGA.
The governor also prayed for the quick recovery of those who sustained various degrees of injures in the incident. Bello further assured residents that the government would leave no stone unturned to ensure that the Federal Government fixes all federal roads in the state.
He said, “I promise to fix the state-owned roads and appeal to road users, especially tanker drivers to be cautious while plying the roads.”
Meanwhile, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has declared a 24-hour curfew in the State starting from 4 pm today 20th October 2020.
This is coming after Suspected hoodlums disguising as #EndSARS protesters on Tuesday set the Apapa Iganmu Police Station in Lagos State on fire.
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