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Niger state Governor and Chairman North Central Governors Forum,
Abubakar Sani Bello has condoled with the Government and people of Kogi State over the loss of many lives including Primary School Pupils as a result of an explosion of a Petrol tanker.
In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mary Noel-Berje, Governor Sani Bello described the incident as unfortunate, colossal and heart breaking being that innocent children whose lives would have been beneficial to the general society have been untimely terminated.
” It is heart breaking that these young and vibrant Youths, including innocent children whom there destinies would have better the lots of our Nation in future have been forcefully exited from life. The painful way to which they left the world is very disheartening”.
The Chairman North Central Governors Forum prayed God to have Mercy on the souls of the departed and give the State, immediate families and friends the fortitude to bear the colossal loss.
Recalled that over 20 lives were burnt to death including primary school pupils and Kogi State Polytechnic Students resulting from a petrol tanker explosion at Felele area in Lokoja traffic gridlock.