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Mudslide: Federal Government Condoles with Sierra Leone

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Mudslide: Federal Government Condoles with Sierra Leone

Federal Government of Nigeria on Wednesday had condoled with Sierra Leone over the loss of lives and properties and devastation caused by mudslides in the country.

Sierra Leone Emergency Rescue workers have uncovered nearly 400 bodies so far from the mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown.

The country’s coroner Seneh Dumbuya stated that he expected at least 500 bodies to be uncovered as the search by the emergency rescue team continues.

Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, said in a statement: “our thought and prayers go to the family of victims of this natural disaster.”

Minister Onyeama reiterated the Nigerian government’s solidarity with Sierra Leoneans as rescue efforts progress and the search for missing people continues.

In a related issue, the Federal government of Nigeria condemned the terrorist attack on Sunday on the Aziz Café, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, in which 18 people died, including a Nigerian citizen and other nationals.

“The country Ministry, on behalf of the Government and people of Nigeria, convey our heartfelt condolences to the Government and citizens of Burkina Faso and other countries whose nationals were also victims of the attack he stated.

Minister Onyeama also reiterated the Federal Government’s resolute to continue working in concert with peace-loving countries to eradicate the scourge in all its manifestations and to achieve a peace reign tiers with the country.

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