Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi has sympathized with victims of the bus/train accident that occurred in Lagos state today, IGBERETV reports.
A passenger train collided with a bus conveying some civil servants to their work places in Lagos. Six passengers were killed while several other passengers in the bus were injured.
Taking to his Twitter handle, Peter Obi wrote;
“I received the depressing news of a train collision with a BRT Staff Bus in Ikeja today, where precious lives were lost and several people wounded. We must at all cost, guard against accidents like this.
“We must at all cost, guard against accidents like this. The many lives lost to such avoidable incidents are heart breaking. The relevant agencies and authorities must stand up to their responsibilities.
“I commiserate with the bereaved families and hope the critically injured are given good medical care for quick recovery. We are united with you in this time of sorrow and pain. May God keep us all safe as we go about our daily lives. -PO”