The president, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (ret.), expressed unhappiness on Sunday over the ship’s accident in Anambra state, which killed no less than 76 folks.

It additionally ordered the related companies to confirm the protection protocols within the vessels that navigate within the waters to ensure their fluvial suitability.

That is in line with an announcement signed by Senior Particular Assistant to the President for Media and Publicity Garba Shehu, titled ‘President Buhari expresses remorse over the Anambra ship accident’.

the punch experiences {that a} boat supposedly carrying 85 folks capsized as a consequence of rising floods within the Ogbaru space of ​​the state, with emergency our bodies confirming a demise toll of 76.

Following the tragedy, the Nigerian Inland Waterways Authority and the Nationwide Emergency Administration Company have launched into rescue and restoration missions.

In accordance with Shehu, “Whereas extra particulars are awaited, the president ordered all different rescue and reduction companies to hurry to the crash website.

“It additionally directed the related authorities companies to verify the safety protocols on these transport ferries to make sure that such incidents are prevented sooner or later.

“President Buhari stated he was saddened by the ship’s accident and ordered that each effort be made to account for all passengers.”

The president, subsequently, prayed for the remainder of the souls of the deceased and for the protection of all, in addition to the well-being of the households of the victims of the tragic accident.

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