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Buhari sympathises with victims of Lagos train, BRT accident

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sympathy over the accident involving a train and Lagos State BRT staff bus at in Shogunle area of Ikeja.

In a reaction to the incident, President Buhari said it was distressing and extremely sad.

He prayed for the souls of the deceased and quick recovery of the injured.

The President commended the Lagos State authorities and Federal Government agencies for promptly getting involved in relief work.

Earlier, the Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika directed the Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB) to commence an immediate investigation into the Lagos train accident that left five persons dead and several others injured.

Writing by Abdullah Bello; Editing by Annabel Nwachukwu