Tinubu orders investigation into Kwara boat mishap, expresses sadness.

Written by on June 14, 2023

President Bola Tinubu has urged the Kwara State Government and relevant Federal Government agencies to look into the circumstances surrounding the boat accident which occurred in the state, claiming many lives.

The President expressed sadness over the incident.

 The boat accident, according to reports, led to the death of over 100 people who were wedding guests at Egbu village in Patigi Local Government Area of the state.

President Tinubu promised that his administration would look into the challenges of inland water transportation in the country to ensure the matter of safety and operational standards are strictly adhered to.

The President directed that Immediate relief and necessary assistance should also be provided to the survivors and families of victims.

Meanwhile, Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman Abdulrazak has comiserated with the people of Patigi on the boat mishap which killed many while some remain missing.

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