Buhari condoles India over train disaster

Buhari condoles India over train disaster
November 21 11:27 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the government and people of India  over the Sunday train disaster in India that killed more than 100 passengers near Pukhrayan.

According a statement by his spokesman, Mallam Garba Shehu, the President expressed great sorrow and profound shock as he commiserates with the Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi, and the families of the victims.

“The loss of human life on whatever scale, and anywhere, is bad enough,” adding that “the world becomes united in sorrow during such moments because our common humanity makes us a family,” the statement read in part.

President Buhari said that the government and the people of Nigeria felt and shared the pains and the anguish of the families of the victims and all Indians.

The Nigerian leader prayed that God would comfort the grieving Asian nation.