Kogi Accident:Yahaya Bello Declares Two Days Mourning

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The Kogi State Government has declared a two-day state mourning in honor of the victims of the Felele tanker accident that took place on Wednesday 23rd September, 2020.
This was contained in a statement that was issued by the State commissioner for Information and Communications, Kingsley Fanwo and made availlable to the NationalUpdate.
The Statement reads, “The Governor and the Government of Kogi State are saddened by the unfortunate incident that claimed many lives in the early hours of today.
“The people are the State. Therefore, the primary responsibility of Government is to ensure the safety and well-being of the Kogi people.
“As a result of the importance placed on the lives of our people, Government has declared a two-day state mourning to honor the departed souls.”
He urge the people to be deep in sober reflection and stand together for one another to pull out of the agonizing loss as they grief.
He reiterated the position of the Government on road users to act responsibly in order to avert unfortunate situations such as that which caused the pain and agony.
“Full investigations will also be carried out to determine the causes of the painful incident.”
He assured families that lost loved ones and those whose houses were affected of Hovernment support during the trying moment.
The commissioner also solicited the support relevant Federal Government agencies in providing relief materials to support what the State Government shall be providing


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