Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Tinubu Sends Condolences To King Of Morocco Over Earthquake

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President Bola Tinubu has extended his heartfelt condolences to King Mohammed VI of Morocco following Saturday’s devastating earthquake.


The incident has claimed over 1300 lives as at the time of writing and is expected to increase as search is still going on to rescue victims.

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Disclosing this in a statement, the President’s Media Adviser, Ajuri Ngelale said he commiserates with all families who lost loved ones and all those otherwise affected by this tragedy, while wishing a full and swift recovery to those who were injured.

President Tinubu assured the government and people of Morocco that the heartfelt prayers and thoughts of Nigerians are with them during this difficult moment of tragedy.

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“In the face of this adversity, Nigeria will continue to stand in solidarity with Morocco as they recover, rebuild and come out stronger than ever from this unfortunate event,” the President assured.

Recall that KOKO TV had earlier reported that the 6.8-magnitude quake struck a mountainous area 72 kilometres (45 miles) southwest of tourist hotspot Marrakesh at 11:11 pm (2211 GMT) Friday, the US Geological Survey reported.


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