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President Buhari, Gov. Sanwo-Olu condole with families of Lagos helicopter crash victims

President Muhammadu Buhari and Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu have commiserated with families, friends and associates of victims of the Bell 206 helicopter operated by Quorum Aviation which crashed Friday into a building in Opebi, Lagos State.

A statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity) said: “While the nation awaits report of investigation into the accident by aviation regulatory agencies, the President prays that God will console the bereaved families, grant peace to the souls of the dead and speedy recovery for the injured.”

In a condolence message signed on his behalf by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile on Friday, Governor Sanwo-Olu, on his part, promised that his Government would work with all the relevant Federal Government agencies to unravel the remote and immediate cause of the accident so as to prevent a reoccurrence.

The Governor advised residents of Opebi and its surrounding to go about their businesses peacefully saying, “there is nothing to fear as men and officers of the State emergency services were promptly deployed to the scene of the crash and they had brought everything under control.
The environment is also safe and secure.”

The Governor also prayed that God would grant the deceased eternal rest and grant the families they left behind the fortitude the bear the irreplaceable loss.

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