Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State, has described the recent boat mishap in Kebbi State as a national tragedy.
Governor Aminu Masari, stated this on Sunday in Birnin Kebbi, when he led a delegation from katsina state on a condolence and commiseration visit.
According to him, the tragic indicent had consumed the lives of over one hundred persons in Nigeria, just like in other climes, tragedies of such disturbing magnitude call for national mourning and concerns.
“We are here on behalf of government and people of Katsina State to express our deepest condolences and commiseration to the families of the victims, people and Government of Kebbi State,”
Governor Masari, prayed the Almighty Allah to grant the deceased Aljannah Firdaus, speedy recovery of the injured ones, as well as give the bereaved families, people and Government of Kebbi State the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
Responding, Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, thanked Governor Aminu Masari for the visit.
The Governor said that, the search and rescue efforts are still ongoing with the hope of recovering the remaining bodies of the the vicitms.