President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep sorrow and regret over Sunday’s train disaster in India, which killed more than 100 passengers near Pukhrayan.
The President, who received the news of the train derailment and heavy loss of lives, expressed great sorrow and profound shock as he commiserates with the Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi and the families of the victims.
President Buhari said in a press statement by his Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, that “the loss of human life on whatever scale, and anywhere, is bad enough,” adding that “the world becomes united in sorrow during such moments because our common humanity makes us a family.”
President Buhari said that the government and the people of Nigeria felt and shared the pains and the anguish of the families of the victims and all Indians.
The Nigerian leader prayed that God would comfort the grieving Asian nation.