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Campaign Fatalities: once more, President Buhari sends condolence team to people that died at APC rally in Taraba State

Campaign Fatalities: Once again, President Buhari sends condolence team  to people who died at APC rally in Taraba State

On Sunday, President Buhari despatched a team to Jalingo, Taraba State, to condole with the government and people of the state over loss of lives that attended the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential rally last week.

The team, led by Boss Gida Mustapha, Secretary to the government of the Federation (SGF), enclosed Governor of Adamawa (a neighbouring state to Taraba) senator prophet Umaru Jibrilla (Bindow); senator Ali Ndume; Mallam Mohammed Bello, Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT); Dr Ali Isa Pantami, Director-General of National info Technology Development Agency (NITDA); and Mr Femi Adesina, Special advisor to the President on Media and publicity.

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Senator Yusuf A. Yusuf, a Taraba stakeholder, was additionally joined the team. At the Taraba Government House, where the team was received by Governor Darius Ishaku. Mr Boss Mustapha  Speaking on behalf of the President, lamented the unhappy loss of eight people throughout and when the rally, promising that they would not die vainly.

"President Buhari will continue to focus on public good and welfare of the people. The eight people would then not have died in vain".
"They represent the good of our people and country. They wanted good governance as symbolized by President Buhari, so they turned out to welcome him at the rally. As we go to the polls, let's exercise the civic responsibility with zeal, but also with decency and restraint. The country is our own, and we must preserve its oneness," the SGF said.

Responding, Governor Ishaku expressed "sincere gratitude and because of Mr President for promptly causation a delegation to condole with US," adding that the people of Taraba were grateful for the show of concern.

He prayed that the souls of the dead would rest in peace, stressing: "Peace is my mantra. I stand by it any day. i'm thankful that Mr President, World Health Organization is firstly my elder brother before being my president, came to Taraba in peace, and left in peace."

An official letter of condolence in person signed by the President was presented to the governor by the SGF. At the palace of the emir of Muri, Alhaji Abbas Tafida, the leader of the delegation condoled with the monarch and also the people on behalf of the President, praying that God can give them the natural virtue to bear the loss.

In response, the swayer aforesaid it absolutely was President Buhari that required to be condoled, since he lost his supporters, World Health Organization adored him dearly. Promising to not forget the relations of the dead, swayer Tafida aforesaid he would do his best to cater for them. He conjointly urged Nigerians to emulate President Buhari and replica his integrity and transparency.

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