The Progressive Governors Forum on Monday on Monday expressed deep regret and condole with the Government and people of Lagos State over Sunday’s pipeline explosion that led to the death of at least 18 people and scores injured or traumatized.
The APC governors also in a statement by their Chairman, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state commiserated with their counterpart in Kogi, Yahaya Bello on the demise of his mother.
“We commiserate with the Government and people of Lagos on the sad incidence of the crude oil pipeline explosion that caused many deaths and devastating damages to many houses in Abule Ado area of Lagos state. At a time like this, we send our condolence message to our colleague His Excellency Babajide Sanwo-Olu and all the people of Lagos State for the unfortunate loss lives. We pray that God Almighty gives you and the families of those who lost their lives the fortitude to bear the loss.
“We in particular sympathise with the people of Lagos, especially the residents and indigenes of Abule Ado who have lost their homes, properties, livelihood and have been displaced by the ruin.
“We are sure with the good leadership of Lagos State government, the situation would be managed in the best way possible”. In the letter to Gov. Bello, the forum said;
“On behalf of the Progressive Governors Forum, we extend our condolences to Your Excellency on the passing away of your mother, Hajia Hawa Bello.
“We commiserate with Your Excellency, and the entire Bello Family on this sad occasion of the demise of the jewel and matriarch of the Bello family. Hajia Hauwa Bello was a great woman of courage and value, mother-General of Kogi State and a notable citizen of Nigeria, who has distinguished herself in all aspect of humanity. The entire people of Kogi State and Nigeria at large will miss her.” The governors noted