Buhari Commiserates With PM Ahmed – Ethiopia Plane Crash

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has expressed shock at the plane crash involving an Ethiopian Airliner bound for Nairobi, Kenya, in which all the 149 passengers and eight crewmembers died.

The President extended his sincere condolences to Ethiopia Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, the people of Ethiopia, Kenya, Canada, China, and all other nations who lost citizens in the air disaster.

President Buhari also commiserated with the families of the victims and prays God Almighty to grant the gentle souls of the departed eternal rest.

Reacting to the accident in Daura, Katsina State on Sunday, President Buhari said,  “Such large scale loss of human lives in a single incident is shocking beyond words. I am profoundly touched by this devastating report of air accident involving one of the world’s most successful and efficient Airlines. Given its remarkable safety record. This couldn’t have come at a worse time for Ethiopian Airlines.”

The President hopes that the tragic accident will not have a negative effect on Ethiopian Airlines’ passion for excellence.