President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered investigation of the chlorine gas explosion in Jos, Plateau State at the weekend, which resulted in the death of many people, while others were injured.
A statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, said Buhari had also commiserated with the families of the victims and the government and people of the state over the incident.
In the commiseration message, Buhari said an investigation into the incident was necessary to avoid recurrence.
“The investigation should unravel the facts as to whether this was just an accident.
“Whatever is the case, we need to get to the bottom of this unfortunate and tragic incident,” the president said.
Buhari prayed that Allah should grant the souls of those who lost their lives in the explosion peaceful repose and quick recovery to those who were injured in the terrible tragedy.
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