President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he is extremely saddened by the collapse of a building housing a school in Itafaaji area of Lagos, which left fatalities, particularly of small children.
According to a statement issued by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), the President sympathised with the parents and relations of the deceased, wishing them God’s comfort.
He also wished the injured speedy and complete recovery.
Buhari commiserated with the government and good people of Lagos State and pledges assistance of the Federal Government as may be required by the state.
“It touches one to lose precious lives in any kind of mishap, particularly those so young and tender. May God grant everyone affected by this sad incident fortitude and succour,” the President said.
He charged the Lagos State government to do all that is needful so that such tragic developments do not recur in future.
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