Buhari Sympathizes with Equatorial Guinea Counterpart over Deadly Explosion


President Muhammadu Buhari has sent condolences to President Teodoro Obiang Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea over the explosions at a military base in Bata which has wreaked havoc in the city.

Over 30 people have been reported killed with more than 600 injured in the mishap which also left homes and buildings in the city with considerable damages.

“On behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, President Buhari extends heartfelt commiserations to those who have lost loved ones in the devastating incident,” a statement by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, read in part.     

The President wished those injured speedy recovery, adding that the thoughts and prayers of Nigerians are with the people of Equatorial Guinea affected by this tragedy.