Mr. Sambo Muazu, minister of Transport has condoled with the Lagos State Government over the train-bus incident that killed workers and injured some others earlier today.
Muazu, in a statement commended the National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA) commending the swift response to save the accident victims and lift the wreckage.
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He said: “We are saddened by the news of the accident which occurred this morning involving a train operated by the Nigerian Railway Corporation and a Lagos State staff bus, conveying workers to duty early hours of today in Shogunle, Lagos.
“We pray for eternal repose for those who have lost their lives and we pray the Almighty God grant them eternal rest and we pray speedy recovery to the injured.
“We commiserate with the families of the victims and particularly the Governor and people of Lagos state. Please accept our deepest concern and sincere condolences.
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“We also appreciate the corporation we got from the Lagos State Government, NEMA and concerned Nigerians who swung into action after the ill-fated incident to ensure the site was cleared and the injured got treatment almost immediately.”
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