The Governor of Rivers State, Sir Siminalayi Fubara has described as unfortunate the boat mishap that happened on the Andoni – Bonny sea route on Tuesday leading to the loss of many lives.
Governor Siminialayi Fubara in a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant, Media to the Governor of Rivers State Boniface Onyedi condoled and sympathized with the affected families of the dead and indeed all the victims of the boat mishap.
Governor Fubara assured that his administration will continue to work to ensure that traveling on the sea routes becomes safer for travelers and riverine community dwellers.
“I commiserate and condole with families of the victims of the boat accident that led to the loss of lives, and near death experienced by our brothers and sisters that were involved in the boat mishap.
“It is indeed a very unfortunate and sad incident and we pray that God shall give all of them the strength to bear the loss and speedy recovery to those who survived.
“As a government, we will continue to work to ensure that such threats against safe traveling on our sea routes are tackled. “