President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed worries over frequent explosion of fuel tankers on public roads.
Buhari created the expression whereas reacting to the explosion that claimed lives of residents of Oshigbudu community in Agatu Agatu authorities space of Benue State.
DAILYDIGITALNG had reported that a fuel tanker on Sunday, exploded at the residential district of the community, resulting in the death of regarding twelve persons with retailers, vehicles and homes dismantled down.
Reacting, in a very statement issued and created obtainable to DAILYDIGITALNG on weekday, by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and content, Garba Shehu, Buhari condoled with the regime.
The president additionally commiserated with families of victims and people United Nations agency lost their properties throughout the inferno.
The statement reads: “President Muhammadu Buhari condoles with the govt individuals|and other people|and folks} of Benue State over the tanker explosion that left many people dead in Agatu authorities space of the state.”
Noting that public safety mustn’t be compromised underneath any circumstances, the President imply strict adherence to safety standards and procedures; and these rules ought to be implemented without worrying or favour.
Mr Garba quoted the president as speech communication “I am disquieted by the frequency of those tanker explosion incidents on public roads or residential areas. Our road traffic authorities and transportation ministries ought to desperately address this.”