President Buhari Commiserates With Egyptian President Over Plane Crash


President Muhammadu Buhari has called Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to commiserate with him and all Egyptians over Thursday’s EgyptAir crash which claimed about 66 lives.

The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this on Friday in a statement made available to journalists.

“President Buhari told President Al-Sisi that the thoughts and prayers of Nigerians are with the families and friends of bereaved Egyptians and other nationals who are in sorrow as a result of the tragic air crash,” the statement read.

“While condoling the Egyptian leader on the loss of 66 lives in the crash, Buhari assured Al-Sisi and all Egyptians of the sympathy of all Nigerians as they mourn the passengers and crew of EgyptAir MS804.

“The President prayed that God Almighty will comfort all those who lost relatives and friends in the crash and grant eternal rest to the souls of those who died.

“President Al-Sisi thanked President Buhari for his condolence and sympathy.”





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