By Egena Sunday Ode
King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain have sent condolences to President Muhammadu Buhari on the recent tragedy in Port Harcourt, Rivers State
Recall that no less than 31 persons were confirmed by the police to have died following a stampede in a Port Harcourt church recently.
A statement by the Special Adviser to the President onedia and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said in a message addressed to President Buhari and signed by His Majesty the King, Felipe VI, the Monarch wrote: ‘‘Mr President:
‘‘Upon learning of the terrible tragedy that occurred in the city of Port Harcourt, in which such a large number of people lost their lives, I wish to convey to you, on behalf of the Government and the people of Spain, our deepest condolences.
‘‘The Queen joins me in sending, through you, all our support and solidarity to the families of the deceased and best wishes for a speedy recovery for the injured.
‘‘Receive, Mr President, the testimony of my highest consideration and esteem together with an affectionate greeting for the beloved people of Nigeria.’’