Monday, 12 December 2016
Akwa-Ibom Church collapse: Ambode commiserates with Govt, families of victims
Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday commiserated with the Akwa Ibom State Government and the families of victims who lost their lives after the collapse of Reigners Bible Church building in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Saturday.The Governor, in a condolence message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, said it was most unfortunate that the victims lost their lives while worshipping God.
“It is indeed an unfortunate incident and words cannot really express our sadness as a Government over the loss of several lives, who have become victims of an incident they know nothing about. It is indeed a pathetic situation and we can only express our condolence and commiserate with the bereaved families over this incident”, the Governor said.
“My heart goes out to the families of victims who lost their lives in this most unfortunate incident as well as to my brother Governor, His Excellency Udom Emmanuel whom providence had spared in the mishap. This is a most trying time and I offer my deepest commiseration with him,”
Governor Ambode also prayed that Almighty God will grant peaceful repose to the souls of those killed in the incident and speedy recovery to those injured.