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Boys Brigade disaster: Buhari mourns as Gombe holds funerals

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President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep sorrow over the dying of members of the Boys and Ladies Brigade in Gombe State, Boys Brigade disaster: Buhari mourns as Gombe holds funerals.

Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Particular Assistant on Media and Publicity, in an announcement in Abuja on Saturday evening, mentioned Buhari made his emotions recognized in a message to the households and mates of the victims throughout their funeral on Saturday.

DAILY POST recollects that 9 of the youths buried on Saturday had been killed following a dispute between members of the brigade and a safety operative whereas on Easter procession.

Reacting, Buhari mentioned that his coronary heart was full of ache over what the households of the victims had been going through as they buried the promising children.

He, nevertheless, urged them to be consoled by the truth that the “total nation is with you as you expertise this unhappy, indescribable loss.

“Might the Almighty God consolation you at this tough time”.

Shehu additionally quoted Buhari as expressing shock over the reported tensions within the state capital which had led to the imposition of a curfew by the native authorities.

Buhari, subsequently, directed ”safety companies within the state to make sure that vigilance is maintained”.

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