President Muhammadu Buhari has offered his condolences to the government and people of Nassarawa State over the tragic fire incident which started from a petrol station, killing several persons and destroying vehicles and several shops in Lafiya earlier yesterday.

According to a statement by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, the President, who was briefed about the scale of destruction of lives and property, expressed grave concern over the high death toll in the fire incident.

He consoled with the bereaved families and appealed to the state and federal authorities and well-meaning persons in the state to ensure that the best medical assistance was provided to the injured persons.

“I wish that this kind of tragedy never happens to any part of the country,” said the President.