President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the families of the students of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) who died following a bridge collapse on Monday at the institution’s Gubi campus after a heavy downpour.
In a statement by one of Buhari’s spokespersons, Garba Shehu, the President, who also condoled with the management, staff and students of ATBU, described the sad incident as unfortunate.
Report made availbale to schoolworld reveals that PMB further urged the university management to prioritise the safety of students under their care.
“These future leaders and potential family benefactors met such an untimely end,” President Buhari expressed.
PMB prayed for rest for the souls of the dead, and the bereaved families and the university community would be consoled by God, adding that God should grant speedy healing to the injured students.