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Kogi government declares two-day mourning for 23 victims of tanker explosion

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The Kogi State Government has declared two days of mourning for the 23 victims of Wednesday’s tanker explosion in Felele, Lokoja.
The state’s Commissioner for Information, Mr Kingsley Fanwo made the announcement in a statement released in Lokoja on Thursday.
The commissioner urged residents of the state to use the two-day mourning period for a sober reflection as well as pray for the victims and their relations.
He also said the government will carry out full investigations into the accident to determine the cause of the unfortunate event.
“In this time of grief, we urge the people to be deep in sober reflection and stand together for one another to pull out of the agonising loss.
“The Kogi government wishes to assure families who lost loved ones and those whose houses were affected, of support at this trying moment.
“We also call on relevant federal agencies to provide relief materials to support what the state government shall be providing.
“Our hearts are with the affected families.
“May the souls of the departed rest in peace,” the statement said.

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