Governor Adams of Edo State has described the death of over 150 people in a plane crash at Iju, in Lagos as a great loss to the nation.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Peter Okhiria, the Governor said: “I received with great shock news of the plane crash at Iju, in Lagos, in which over 150 people lost their lives.
“I wish to convey the deepest condolence of the people and Government of Edo State as well as my personal commiseration to the families of the victims.
“The death of the victims, is not only a sad loss to their families but also a great loss to the nation.
“While we cannot question God, we pray He lays His consoling hand on the families left behind and grant eternal rest to the souls of the departed.”