President Muhammadu Buhari, has on Sunday, commiserated with the President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Erdogan; and the Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, over the cases of earthquake in their respective countries, leaving behind many casualties,
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement titled: “President Buhari condoles with Turkey, Greece, over earthquake”.
Shehu quoted the President as commiserating with families in the city of Izmir, Turkey, and Greek islands of Samos, Greece, who lost loved ones in the tragic events.
He was also said to have sympathised with the government and people of the two countries, as they make efforts to save lives, while recovering from the shock of the earthquake.
“The government and people of Nigeria stand in solidarity with Turkey and Greece, in this trying period, as they deal with the unmitigated fallouts of a natural disaster”, the President was quoted as saying.
He added that President Buhari prayed for the repose of the souls of the departed, and quick recovery for the injured.
Recall, that President Buhari remained quiet for many days, on the shooting of innocent Nigerians during a peaceful EndSARS protest, at Lekki toll gate, in Lagos State, Nigeria, and has still refused to visit the site or any of the victims till date.
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