By Egena Sunday Ode
President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his condolences to the government band people of Benue State over the unfortunate tanker fire that raised down a whole community in Benue South district on Sunday.
The President I’m a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba. Shehu, said he was worried by the frequency of such incidents across the country.
The statement read: “President Muhammadu Buhari condoles with the government and people of Benue State over the tanker explosion that left several people dead in Agatu Local Government Area of the State.
“Commiserating with families of the victims, the President said:
‘’I am worried by the frequency of these tanker explosion incidents on public roads or residential areas. Our road traffic authorities and transportation ministries should urgently address this.’’
“Noting that public safety should not be compromised under any circumstances, the President calls for strict adherence to safety standards and procedures; and these rules should be enforced without fear or favour.”