The President of the Republic of Liberia, Her Excellency Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has sent a message of condolence to the Government and People of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, following an explosion at a gas plant in Nnewi Town Anambra, Nigeria, killing one hundred Persons and injuring several others.
In her message to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, President Johnson Sirleaf expressed heartfelt condolences on behalf of the Government and People of Liberia to the Government and People of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, especially families of the victims for the irreparable loss sustained as a result of the tragic incident.
The Liberian leader then prayed that as Nigeria goes through this period of National mourning, the Almighty Allah will grant President Buhari and the People of Nigeria strength, courage and fortitude during these difficult times.
Meanwhile, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has also sent a message of condolence to His Excellency Mr. Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China for the deaths of at least two persons and the missing of ninety-one others as a result of a mudslide which took place in Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province.
“On behalf of the Government and People of Liberia, and in my own name, I extend to you, and through your Excellency, to the Government and People of the People’s Republic of China, especially the Families of the victims, our heartfelt condolences”, President Sirleaf noted.
The Liberian leader further hoped that the resilience and strength the people of China exhibited during similar situations will remain a hallmark as they go through this difficult period of national mourning.