Peter Obi, former Governor of Anambra State and Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, has expressed deep sorrow following the tragic death of three students in Anambra State. The students were struck by lightning while engaging in football training at their school field.
Mr Obi took to social media to share his condolences with the affected families, students, and management of Tansi International College in Awka. He expressed his shock over the unfortunate natural disaster .
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“I am greatly saddened by the unfortunate natural disaster that happened at Tansi International College, Awka this weekend. It was reported that 9 students of the College were struck by thunder, on Saturday, November 4, during a rainstorm.
“Sadly, 3 of the students lost their lives, while the rest are responding to treatment at the hospital. I commiserate with the bereaved families, students, and management of the College. May God give all the strength to bear this great loss, and grant eternal rest to the dead, and quick recovery to the injured. -PO”