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Buhari commiserates with U.S., Sudan following natural disasters

President Muhammadu Buhari extends his sympathies to President Donald Trump and the American people over the devastating effects of Hurricane Florence currently ravaging some parts of the United States.

President Buhari deeply identifies with the anguish of the victims and the disruptions the violent winds and rains have caused so far.

According to President Buhari, “the world is so interconnected by our common humanity that the impact of a tragedy in one country can be felt by others thousands of miles away.”

“As the victims of this natural disaster struggle to pick up the pieces of their lives and count their losses, I send the deepest and sincerest sympathies of my family, the government and people of Nigeria to President Trump and the American people over this sad event.

‘‘Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims at this difficult time in their lives”, the President said.

President Buhari also commiserates with the government and people of Sudan over the reported landslide disaster in the country that has, so far, claimed tens of lives.

On behalf of his family, the government and people of Nigeria, the President expressed regrets over the loss of lives.

The President assures them that the thoughts and prayers of Nigerians are with the families and friends of bereaved Sudanese who are in sorrow as a result of the tragic landslide.

Garba Shehu

Senior Special Assistant to the President

(Media & Publicity)

September 15, 2018 

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