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Buhari Reacts to Tanker Explosion Killing Children, Students in Lokoja
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Buhari Reacts to Tanker Explosion Killing Children, Students in Lokoja

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the death of 23 people, as confirmed by the Federal Road Safety Commission, “represents another disturbing and saddening incident in the litany of tragedies that have befallen our country." Reacting to the petroleum tanker explosion earlier this Wednesday in Lokoja, the Kogi State Capital which claimed the lives of travellers, school children, bystanders, including some students of Kogi State Polytechnic, According to the statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Buhari said that "I am seriously worried about the frequency of these unfortunate and large scale tragedies in the country which cause needless deaths." According to him, "these frequent incidents that result in loss of lives and p