Yahaya Idris, Lafia.
The Management of Nasarawa United Football Club (NUFC) has on Sunday commiserated with the management and officials of Ranger International FC of Enugu over the sudden death of its players who died as result of ghastly motor accident.
In a statement released by the Nasarawa United Media Officer, Eche Amos, said the Chairman, Nasarawa United FC, Barr. Isaac Danladi, in a reaction to the sad occurrence described the death as rude shock.
“I was shocked when I saw the news trending on a site, so I had to call the Chairman of the Club, who is my colleague, on phone, to verify the authenticity of the report, and he confirmed it to me.
“I am sad that we had to lose two promising players, full of life, to the cold hands of death in this tragic manner.
“Indeed, these are tough days for Nigerian and global football.
“Personally and as a club, we convey our heartfelt condolences to the Management of Rangers FC, the families of the late players, their team-mates, coaches, and fans across the country and beyond, and ask God to give them the fortitude to bear the irreparable losses, while granting the deceased persons eternal rest.
“It is our prayer that such incident do not happen again.”
It would be recalled that following the directive by the Nigerian Football Federation(NFF) to suspend all football-related activities in the country as precautionary measures against the deadly coronavirus pandemic, the Management of NPFL side, Rangers International FC, had, in compliance with the directive of the NFF, embarked on a ten-day break, starting from Friday, March 20,2020.
Tanker Explosion: Ex- Gov Bello Aide On Students Matters Omonu Joshua Commiserates With Govt., Students, Families Of Accident Victims
The immediate past Senior Special Assistant on Students Matters to Governor Yahaya Bello, has joined his voice with that of other sympathisers to commiserate with the families of the students, Felele community who were killed during a Tanker explosion which occurred at early hours on Wednesday in Lokoja, the state capital.
Joshua in a statement he personally signed and made available to News men prayed for eternal rest of those that died in the incident and fortitude to bear the loss on part of their families as well as quick recovery for the injured.
He equally condoled the government and people of Kogi State where he hail the prompt response of the government to the scene.
Kogi Inferno: Gov Obaseki Condoles With Kogi Govt, People And Wish Them Fortitude To Bear The Loss
The newly returned Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has condoled with the government and people of Kogi State, over the tanker explosion which claimed many lives.
In the condolence message issued in Benin City, the state capital on Thursday, Obaseki said: “I condole with the government and people of Kogi State over the tanker explosion that claimed several lives.
“The explosion is an urgent reminder of the need to prioritize road and rail infrastructure development in Nigeria.”
The governor added: “Our hearts go out to families that lost persons and wish them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”
Just In: Another Gas Explosion Hits Lagos
A gas explosion is currently rocking one area at Iju Ishaga, Lagos State.
According to reports gathered, many of the people who involved in the incident were injured.
The Punch reports that buildings around the scene of the explosion suffered a partial collapse. As of the time of filing this report, the details of the gas explosion were sketchy An eyewitness, Ikechukwu, said, “We just heard a loud sound around 03.30 pm and we suddenly began to see smoke.
The explosion is massive and we are not sure of the casualties but many people are injured.
The spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Agency, Nosa Okunbor, confirmed the incident.
He disclosed that emergency fighters have arrived at the scene of the incident. “LASEMA Response Team is at Cele Bus Stop, Iju Ishaga.
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