Buhari expresses sadness over NAF air crash

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over crash of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), which claimed seven personnel on Sunday afternoon.

In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, Buhari conveyed his condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the crash as well as the NAF and the nation’s Armed Forces.

He, however, noted that the safety of the nation’s airspace remained a priority to the Federal Government even as investigations into the incident continued

“President Muhammadu Buhari is deeply saddened by the fatal crash of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft on Sunday in Abuja that claimed the lives of seven personnel.

“On behalf of the Federal Government, President Buhari extends heartfelt condolences to family members, friends and colleagues of those who died as a result of this tragedy.

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“The President joins the Nigerian Air Force, the military and other Nigerians in mourning the unfortunate loss of the dedicated and courageous personnel, who died in the line of duty.

“President Buhari notes that while investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing, the safety of the Nigerian airspace remains a key priority of the government.

“He prays that God will comfort the bereaved families and nation, and grant the souls of the departed peaceful rest,” the statement reads.

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