President Buhari Condoles With Channels TV: Over Death Of Youth Corper Precious Owolabi
Updated July 23, 2019 Precious Owolabi
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday condoled with Channels TV management and the family of Precious Owolabi, an NYSC member who died from a gunshot wound sustained during a clash between members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and the police.
He also condoled with the Nigeria Police leadership over the death of Deputy Commissioner of Police, Usman Umar, of the FCT Command who died during the violent clash.
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President Buhari expressed his condolence in a tweet on his official handle @MBuhari
He said the commitment of the deceased NYSC member and the police officer is saluted “even in this time of grief.” He also reassured Abuja residents to go about their lawful activities adding that law enforcement agencies are taking action to safeguard the nation.
See President Buhari’s Tweets below…
I most deeply commiserate with the families of Precious Owolabi, an NYSC member with @channelstv, & Deputy Commissioner of @PoliceNG, Usman Umar, of the FCT Police Command, who died during the violent protest by members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) in Abuja yesterday. — Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) July 23, 2019
Condolences also to the management and staff of Channels TV, and the Police leadership, over the sad and regrettable loss. We salute their commitment to remaining steadfast and dedicated to their professional callings, even in this time of grief. — Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) July 23, 2019
I want to reassure residents of Abuja in particular and the country in general to go about their lawful activities without fear. The leadership of our security and law enforcement agencies are taking action to safeguard the nation against such mindless attacks. — Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) July 23, 2019
Let nobody or group doubt or test our will to act in the higher interest of majority of our citizens. — Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) July 23, 2019
May the Almighty God grant rest to the souls of the departed.