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I Received The Abule Ado Explosion News With Sadness – Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with families who lost loved ones, and all those affected by the explosion in Abule Ado, Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State, on Sunday.

In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu in Abuja on Sunday, Buhari condoled with the Lagos State government and all residents affected by the sad incident.

According to him, he received the news with sadness and it is indeed an unwanted tragedy.

He added that as NNPC puts in an effort to discover the cause of the incident, he is sending his deepest sympaties to the victims, their families, government and people of Lagos State.

His words, “I have received with sadness the news of this unfortunate incident which caused loss of lives and property.

β€œA misfortune of whatever scale anywhere is a tragedy to the country, and while the NNPC makes efforts to determine the cause of the incident, I send my deepest and profound sympathises to the victims, their families, government and people of Lagos State.”

R.I.P to the deceased.

Muhammadu Buhari GCFR (born 17 December 1942) is a Nigerian politician currently serving as the President of Nigeria, in office since 2015. He is a retired major general in the Nigerian Army and previously served as the nation’s head of state from 31 December 1983 to 27 August 1985, after taking power in a military coup d’Γ©tat. The term Buharism is ascribed to the Buhari military government.

He unsuccessfully ran for the office of president of Nigeria in the 2003, 2007, and 2011 general elections. In December 2014, he emerged as the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the March 2015 general elections. Buhari won the election, defeating the incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan. This marked the first time in the history of Nigeria that an incumbent president lost to an opposition candidate in a general election. He was sworn in on 29 May 2015. In February 2019, Buhari was re-elected President, defeating his closest rival Atiku Abubakar by over 3 million votes.

Buhari has stated that he takes responsibility for anything over which he presided during his military rule, and that he cannot change the past. He has described himself as a “converted democrat”.

Muhammadu Buhari was born to a Fulani family on 17 December 1942, in Daura, Katsina State, to his father Hardo Adamu, a Fulani chief, and mother Zulaihat. He is the twenty-third child of his father. Buhari was raised by his mother, after his father died when he was about four years old.

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