President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday reacted to the death of several Nigerians following heavy flood in his home state, Katsina, and other parts of the country.
In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President pledged the Federal Government’s support for the victims of the disaster.
Buhari said he had been saddened to observe the devastation and loss of lives caused by flood in Katsina State and other parts of the federation.
He said he had accordingly directed the National Emergency Management Agency to do everything possible to bring succour to the victims wherever they were.
“As rescue and prevention efforts continue, let me express the sincere condolences of my family, the government and people of Nigeria to all the victims of the destruction by the floods.
“Let me assure you that we stand ready to provide, within available resources, every assistance that is needed to bring comfort to those in distress,” the President said.