June 25, 2024

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has commiserated with victims of the accident at the just-ended Calabar Carnival.

The PDP presidential flag bearer in a press release signed by the Atiku Media Office on Thursday said that the tragic accident during the performance of  bikers at the Calabar carnival is a national tragedy.

Atiku remarks further that, “it is painful to hear about the news of fatalities and severe injuries in the unfortunate incident.

“The Calabar Carnival is more or less a national and international festival and the grief that came on the heels of this year’s event is a national grief.”

According to the press statement, “the former Vice President shares his condolences with the good people and government of Cross River, especially the bereaved families, and with a mournful heart, prays for the souls of the departed to rest in peace.”

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