By; SUNDAY ODE, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep sadness over the tragic death of five students recently drowned in Kaduna during an excursion.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and publicity, Femi Adesina.
The statement said President Buhari’s thoughts and prayers were with the distraught families of the deceased students, the management of the school and the injured.
The statement read: “President Muhammadu Buhari is deeply saddened by news of the tragic death of some students of Victory College, Ungwan Yelwa, Kaduna, who drowned in River Kaduna while on an excursion.
“President Buhari’s thoughts and prayers are with the distraught families of the deceased and the management of the College, and he expresses heartfelt condolences to the Government and people of Kaduna State, during this difficult time.
“The President prays that God will comfort families and friends affected by the profound loss of these young minds, and he wishes speedy recovery to other staff and students, who are in shock over the unfortunate incident.”