Kebbi Boat Mishap: NUKESS sends condolences to Governor, bereaved families
In a press release made available to @kebbidailynews by the National Union of Kebbi State Students, KABIRU SAMAILA WARRA, National President of the union sends Condolence message to Governor Bagudu and families of those who suffered boat mishap in Warrah, Ngaski.
Read full statement below:
The National Union of Kebbi State Students NUKESS sympathize with the Kebbi State Governor, His Excellency Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, the Emir of Yauri, His Royal Highness Dr Zayyanu Abdullahi CON FNSM, member representing Yauri Shanga Ngaski Federal Constituency, Hon Dr Yusuf Tanko Sununu, Hon Chairman of Ngaski LG, Alhaji Abdullahi Buhari, KSHA member, Hon Adamu Muhammad Byauri, the bereaved families and the entire people of Warra and Ngaski LG on the misfortune that befell us a week ago.
Admittedly, the Warra community has experienced incidents of boat mishap since the discovery of River Niger which its larger chunk settles on the terrain of Ngaski LG. However, the capsizing of 2003 and that of 2016 were not as devastating as the recent one which consumed over a 100+ and other valuables worth millions of naira. An incident that attracts the attention of the entire world as some writers/reporters has tagged it “A global tragedy.”
Obviously, when incidents of such shock occurs, it give rooms for reassessment, we commend the government of the Federation, Kebbi State government, HYPADEC and other distinguish stakeholders for the proactive approach to avert future reoccurance of such appalling incident.
Finally, it wouldn’t be complete without acknowledging the efforts of rescue teams, fishermen, Actionaid, NEMA, SEMA, Media for their sacrifices and hard work in an effort to collect the “remaining” of the deceased since the news broke out, to date the rescue teams are still on the field, may Allah Hazza Wa Jal reward you all with Jannah.
We are very much optimistic that those of our brothers and sisters who are involved and consumed by this tragedy will make it to the heaven (Insha Allah), may Allah accept their shahada, grant the bereaved and the entire people Ngaski LG the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
KABIRU SAMAILA WARRA
National President (NUKESS)