Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has reacted to Thursday’s fatal crash between BRT and train in Ikeja area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
Two people were confirmed dead and many injured when a BRT crashed with a train at PWD, Ikeja area of Lagos on Thursday morning.
The governor, in tweets, said he was deeply saddened by the news of the crash, saying that the bus was conveying staff of the state government.
Sanwo-Olu said his thoughts were with the victims and their families during this difficult time and thanked those who joined the rescue efforts.
He wrote; “I am deeply saddened by the news of the train/bus accident . The vehicle was conveying staff of the Lagos state government, our staff who serve the state in different capacities. Let’s say a prayer for the families and a prayer of mercy and protection for our state.
“My thoughts are with the victims and their families during this difficult time. A big thank you to well meaning Lagosians who immediately joined in rescue efforts. Our first responders and emergency services are on ground and we will share more information shortly.”