Buhari speaks on collapsed building in Port Harcourt

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President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the collapse of a seven-storeyed building under construction in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

DAILY POST reports that about thirty-six people have so far been rescued from the rubble of the collapsed 7-storeyed building in GRA, Port Harcourt as four bodies were pronounced dead.

Buhari in a statement issued on Friday by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, commiserated with the people and government of Rivers State, over the loss of lives following the collapse of the building.

The President expressed sadness over the news as he shared in the grief of families who lost loved ones.

He prayed that God comforts them and also prayed for the quick recovery of those who sustained injuries.

Adesina further stated that President Buhari commended the state government for the urgent steps taken to unravel the cause of the accident, provide healthcare for victims and ensure safety in the future.

Meanwhile, Governor Wike during a visit to the site on Sunday ordered his Attorney-General to ensure that those who put up the plan of the building are brought to book.

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