National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC and Presidential Aspirant, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has commiserated with the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, over last Saturday’s stampede at a church programme in Port Harcourt.
Gatekeepers News reports that Tinubu In a condolence message expressed his condolences to the Rivers people over the incident that killed 30 persons.
Tinubu prayed that God Almighty guide, guard and keep all those who survived the stampede as they begin the process of healing, recovery and peace.
Tinubu also commended the state’s police command, men and women of Rivers’ emergency management agencies for their diligence, professionalism and quick response to the disaster.
He stated: “I offer my sincere condolences to the governor, the good people of Rivers State and to the bereaved families, friends and loved ones of all those who sadly perished in the recent catastrophic stampede in Port Harcourt.
“This was a devastating and unfortunate disaster, which took place in the cruellest of circumstances – at an event organised by a local church to provide food, clothing and spiritual guidance to the needy.
“My thoughts and prayers are with the families of all those who sadly lost their lives and with the innocent survivors now forced to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of this terrible incident.
“I also beseech Almighty Allah to grant your administration, as well as all others around the country, the fortitude and wisdom necessary to implement measures, policies and guidelines to ensure that nothing like this happens again in Rivers, or anywhere else in Nigeria.”