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Ghana explosions: Buhari mourns victims

22 June 2015, 10:23

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the twin tragedies of flooding and explosion that led to loss of several lives in Ghana as painful and regrettable.

In his condolence message to the neighbouring West African country, President Buhari said Nigeria would stand by Ghana in its moment of grief and loss.

Also read: Death toll up after Ghana petrol station explosion

He commiserated with the government and people of Ghana over the flooding and fire outbreak. President Buhari At Ado Bayero’s Jumaat Prayer Speaking to journalists, the senior special assistant on Media and Publicity to the president, Mallam Garba Shehu, said the flooding reminds leaders and governments in the West African sub-region of their responsibilities to the problem of global warming, among others.

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari “In this moment of grief and loss, the government and people of Nigeria stand with the government and people of Ghana”, he said.

Meanwhile, President Buhari may have concluded plans to unveil another programme synonymous to the existing National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme.

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