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  • Updated: October 16, 2022

Boat Mishap: Niger Governor Commiserates With People Of Lavun, Makowa

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has sympathised with the people of Lavun and Mokwa local government areas over a boat mishap that led to loss of lives recently.

The Governor in a statement on Sunday described the incident as tragic and unfortunate.

He expressed gratitude to the Niger State Emergency Agency (NSEMA) and members of the riverine community for their effort in the search operations and rescuing some of the victims.

"This is really unfortunate for a large number of people to be involved in such disaster.

"However, thanks be to God for rescuing some of the victims even though we lost some of them", he said.

While commiserating with the family members of the deceased, the Governor directed relevant agencies to take necessary steps to avert a recurrence. 

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