‘Onitsha Tanker Fire Incident Unfortunate’, Atiku, Sanwo-Olu, And Others React

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has condoled with the victims of the Onitsha tanker fire incident which has led to the loss of lives and properties.

Traders at the Ochanja market were not spared as their shops got burnt with goods inside it beyond recognition. The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the February 23 election took to his Twitter page, praying for the victims.

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“We’ve had many preventable fuel tanker tragedies. I received with sadness, reports of a tanker explosion in Onitsha, Anambra State, which caused massive destruction to lives and properties in Ochanja Market area. My prayers and thoughts are with the families of the affected. -AA,” he wrote.

On his part, Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu described the scene as heartbreaking.

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“The scenes from the unfortunate fire incident in Onitsha, Anambra state are heartbreaking. I wish to share my heartfelt condolences to Governor Obiano and our brothers and sisters in Anambra state. I offer our support as they begin to rebuild.”

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