Kwara Gov mourns victims of Egboti boat mishap

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Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has commiserated with the people of Patigi on the devastating news of a boat mishap in which dozens of people were feared killed and many others still missing.

According to a government statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor Rafiu Ajakaye and made available to newsmen in Ilorin, the Kwara State Capital.

The boat, which also had people from other states on board, was travelling from Egboti in Niger State en route Kpada in Patigi Local Government Area of Kwara State.

The Governor in a statement said is sad to receive reports of the boat accident involving several people, particularly residents of Ebu, Dzakan, Kpada, Kuchalu, and Sampi — all in Patigi

The Governor who sends his heartfelt condolences to the people of these communities and those from other states, prays to Almighty Allah to repose the souls of the victims.

He said they will continues to monitor the rescue efforts already mounted since Monday night in search of possible survivors.

He commends the alertness of the Etsu Patigi His Royal Highness Alhaji Ibrahim Umar Bologi II and other local government authorities for the efforts to save as many people as possible who may have survived the mishap.”

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