After a terrible earthquake hit near the tourism mecca of Marrakech on Friday night, President Bolat Tinubu expressed his condolences to the people of Morocco.
Over 800 locals were killed as a result of the tragedy, according to the media.
According to Moroccan authorities, the 6.8-magnitude earthquake also injured roughly 329 people, 51 of whom are in critical condition.
President Tinubu released a statement condemning the event on Saturday on his official X account.
The Nigerian leader reassured the Moroccan people that they are in the thoughts and prayers of his country during this trying time.
In the tweet, the author expresses sympathy for Morocco’s King Mohammed VI after Saturday’s deadly earthquake in his country.
Those who have lost loved ones in this tragedy have my deepest condolences, and I pray for a speedy recovery for the injured.
In this time of grief, I want the government and people of Morocco to know that they have the support of the prayers of the people of Nigeria.
“Nigeria will continue to stand with Morocco as they rebuild and emerge stronger than ever from this unfortunate event,” the president said.
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