Sanwo-Olu sad over train accident, commiserates with victims’ families
Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has expressed deep shock and sorrow over the early Thursday morning accident involving a train and a state government staff bus, which happened between Shogunle and Ikeja axis.
The governor, who is saddened by the event, sends deep condolences to the families of those that lost their lives in the accident, praying that God would grant them eternal rest.
He said: “I am deeply saddened by the news of the accident. The vehicle was conveying staff of the state government, who serve the state in different capacities.
“Let’s say a prayer for the families and a prayer of mercy and protection for our state. My thoughts are with the victims and their families during this difficult time.”
In a statement, Sanwo-Olu thanked Lagosians who joined the State’s first responders in the search and rescue operation, saying the true spirit of Lagos must be sustained at all times.
“A big thank you to well-meaning Lagosians who immediately joined in rescue efforts. Our first responders and emergency services are on the ground and we will share more information shortly,” he said.
The governor promised to give updates on the incident as it is deemed necessary.