President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday reacted to the killing of students of Ojodu Grammar School in Lagos State on Tuesday afternoon.
The President in a statement released through his spokesman, Femi Adesina described the incident as sad and painful loss of the promising lives.
Buhari commiserated with the parents, relatives, and friends of the students of Ojodu Grammar School students who lost their lives in an accident
The statement reads, “President Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with parents, relations and friends of Ojodu Grammar School students who lost their lives in an accident on Tuesday, along Isheri Road, Ojodu, in Lagos State.
“President Buhari condoles with Government and people of Lagos State and the authorities of Ojodu Grammar School over the sad and painful loss of the promising lives that were cut short in the tragic incident.
“President Buhari prays that the Almighty God will comfort the grieving parents and relations at this very difficult time, and grant the injured quick recovery.”
Naija News had earlier reported that the truck lost its brake and rammed into the students who were about to cross the road.
It was learned that the truck driver fled the scene but was arrested by students and residents of the area. However, the truck was destroyed and set ablaze by an irate mob.