By Mathew Dadiya, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday, commiserates with the families of the students of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ABTU), Bauchi State, who lost their lives following the collapse of a bridge at its Gubi Campus after a downpour on Monday night.
The President, who describes the incident as “tragic, sad and unfortunate,” also condoled with the management, staff and students of the university.
Buhari called on university authorities to prioritise the safety of students under their care, President Buhari regrets that “these future leaders and potential family benefactors met such an untimely end.”
He prays Almighty God to console the bereaved families and university community, and grant speedy healing to the injured students, and rest to the souls of the departed.
Four student of the ATBU lost their lives on Monday when a bridge collapsed following heavy downpours that flooded part of the school.