KOGI GOVERNMENT DECLARES A TWO-DAY STATE MOURNING IN HONOR OF THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE FELELE TANKER ACCIDENT

Airtel Nigeria Call services
Social sharing

Abdulwahab Umar – 9News Nigeria

As part of its reactions to the unfortunately fatal tanker accident in lokoja , the Government of Kogi State has declared a two-day state mourning in honor of the victims of the Felele tanker accident on Wednesday 23rd September, 2020.

In a press statement released by the Commissioner for Information and Communications, Kingsley Fanwo ,the Governor and the Government of Kogi State are saddened by the unfortunate incident that claimed many lives in the early hours of today.

Taking into cognizance the primary responsibility of the Government which is to ensure the safety and well-being of the Kogi people and
as a result of the importance placed on the lives of our people, Government has therefore declared a two-day state mourning to honor the departed souls.

In this time of grief, the Government urge the people to be deep in sober reflection and stand together for one another to pull out of the agonizing loss.

Government wishes to reiterate her call on road users to act responsibly in order to avert unfortunate situations that simple care and caution could have averted. Full investigations will also be carried out to determine the causes of the painful incident.
The Kogi State Government wishes to assure families that lost loved ones and those whose houses were affected of support at this trying moment.
The government also call on relevant Federal Government agencies to provide relief materials to support what the State Government shall be providing.

READ ALSO  Lokoja Tanker Disaster: PDP Shocked, Laments Disaster, Mourns Victims
About Emmanuel Ebimoh 456 Articles
Emmanuel Ebimoh is a Writer, Poet, Editor, and Football Enthusiast. He writes from Lagos, Nigeria. You can reach him on emmyebimoh@gmail.com

Be the first to comment

Leave your comment

UBA Bank
  • Blackface hits 2face again, says, when I was singing “Hard Life” 2face was busy singing, “I dey feel like Obasanjo”

    Social sharing

    Social sharing Dance hall king, Austin Amedu has come hard on his former band mate, 2face Idbia over his stand on the ongoing nationwide protest Read more

  • Out Now: Chima Chill – ‘No Sleeping’ Feat. Everybody loves Josh (Video)

    Social sharing

    Social sharingFast – rising talented artiste, Nwachukwu Kelvin Chima a.k.a Chima Chill, who hails from Enugu State and based in Lagos has released his first Read more

  • #EndSars: Nollywood celebrity Charles Okafor joins protests, urges youths to remain peaceful (Video)

    #EndSars: Nollywood celebrity Charles Okafor joins protests, urges youths to remain peaceful (Video)

    Social sharing

    Social sharingNollywood celebrity Charles Okafor has joined in the throngs of Nigerian super celebrities who for the interest of the country have joined forces with Read more

  • Popular Singer, Davido Officially Signs LIYA As DMW’s First Lady (Photos)

    Social sharing

    Social sharingFollowing months of searching for a lady who could possibly follow the footsteps of Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade or even DJ Cuppy and a Read more

  • 2020 MTV EMA: Burna Boy, Rema Nominated For Best African Act

    Social sharing

    Social sharingMTV announced nominations for the 2020 MTV EMAs, and Nigerian singers Burna Boy and Rema have been nominated for the Best African Act. BET Read more