President Muhammadu Buhari, condoled with families of the nine persons who lost their lives in the gas explosion that rocked the Sabon Gari area of Kano State, on Tuesday.

This is as he directed the relevant officials to provide adequate treatment for the injured persons who are undergoing treatment.

President Buhari’s condolence message is contained in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, titled ‘President Buhari offers condolences over death of nine in Kano explosion’.

The President said, “The gas explosion in Kano is very sad. My deepest condolences to the families of those who lost their lives. I wish the injured people a speedy recovery.

“In this moment of profound grief, I pray to the Almighty to bestow strength upon the families of the victims, the government and people of Kano State and urge them to bear this irreparable loss.”

Buhari commended the prompt steps taken  to the incident by the agencies of the State Government, National Emergency Management Authority, NEMA, the military, Police and other agencies of the Federal Government.

RADNIG/IBRAHIM BAMIDELE

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