Lebanon Blast Update! No Nigerian killed In Beirut Explosion - FG Clarifies

Published On: August 11, 2020, 7:19 am
Olusanya Akinrinola
-- (m) at 11-08-2020 07:19AM

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The Federal Government on Monday said no Nigerian was killed in last week’s explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, which killed over 160 people and wounded thousands.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement titled: “FG commiserates with Lebanon over the deadly explosion,” and signed by its spokesman, Ferdinard Nwonye, in Abuja, commiserated with the Lebanese government on the incident.

According to the statement, FG enjoined the international community to support the Lebanese government in the rebuilding process.

The statement read: “The Federal Government of Nigeria wishes to commiserate with the government and people of Lebanon over the August 4, 2020, deadly explosion that occurred in the main seaport in Beirut.

“The Government of Nigeria is in solidarity with the nation of  Lebanon in this period of grief and calls for international support to facilitate the rebuilding process.

“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform the general public that reports from the Embassy of Nigeria in Beirut indicate that, so far, there is no reported case of Nigerian nationals among the dead but the host authorities are still assessing the impact of the damage caused by the massive explosion.”

-- gogoman (m) at 11-08-2020 10:08PM
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lol as if FG know how many Nigerians dey abroad....  those wey dey niaja una no no am  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes