Tanker explosion: Buhari condoles with Govt., people of Benue

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President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled the government and people of Benue over the Sunday tanker explosion that left several people dead in Oshigbudu, Agatu Local Government Area of the state.

In a condolence message by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Monday, the president commiserated with families of the victims.

”I am worried by the frequency of these tanker explosion incidents on public roads or residential areas.

”Our road traffic authorities and transportation ministries should urgently address this,” he said.

While noting that public safety should not be compromised under any circumstances, the president called for strict adherence to safety standards and procedures.

He emphasised that these rules should be enforced without fear or favour.

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