The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.)
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Friday condoled with President Mohammed Bazoum, government and people of Niger Republic over devastating floods that left many dead and homes affected.
Buhari’s condolence message was contained in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, titled ‘President Buhari mourns losses to floods in Niger Republic, States in Nigeria.’
The President, who said the losses reported from Niger Republic in the last two days were vast and disturbing, attributed them, alongside the heavy floodings in many parts of the world, including some states in Nigeria, to global warming.
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He affirmed that natural disasters are symptoms of climate change which all countries, including Nigeria, have committed to taking measures to prevent the adverse effects.
He, therefore, prayed for all the departed souls and affected families.