The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has commiserated with the family of victims involved in the early morning train-bus crash.
Naija News earlier reported that a bus fully loaded with members of staff of the Lagos state government collided with a moving train around PWD, close to Shogunle, leading to casualties.
Reacting to the development, Sanwo-Olu expressed sadness over the incident and extended his prayers to families of those who died in the process.
He further thanked everyone, particularly Lagosians who immediately joined in the rescue efforts before emergency services came on board.
He tweeted: “I am deeply saddened by the news of the train/bus accident . The vehicle was conveying staff of the Lagos state government, our staff who serve the state in different capacities.
“Let’s say a prayer for the families and a prayer of mercy and protection for our state.
“My thoughts are with the victims and their families during this difficult time.
“A big thank you to well meaning Lagosians who immediately joined in rescue efforts. Our first responders and emergency services are on ground and we will share more information shortly.”