Buhari Condoles With Victims Of Kano Explosion
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the gas explosion which occurred at a Kano factory as extremely horrific.
The president made his feeling known in a statement issued by his media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja.
Buhari said he was distressed by the tragic accident, the second in the city in a month.
About 201 residents of Sharada Quarters, Kano, were reported hospitalised after inhaling chemicals from a cylinder dismantled by metal scrappers.
He commended the immediate response of the Kano State Government and the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.
He also expressed appreciation to hospitals in the state, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), State Emergency Management Agencies (SEMA) and the Nigerian Red Cross, for their support to the victims.
The president wished all the injured a very quick recovery.