Buhari Consoles France, Christians over Notre Fire

By Dipo Olowookere

President Muhammadu Buhari condoles with President Emmanuel Macron of France and all citizens over the tragic fire incident that gutted parts of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

The President, in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, on Tuesday, extended his sympathy to Christians in Nigeria and all over the world following partial destruction of the historical Cathedral, which houses deferent valuable items held dear by worshipers.

The statement said President Buhari and Nigerians joined the world in shock and disbelief as the highly revered and historical church building went up in flames on Monday, praying that the almighty God will provide resources and capacity for full restoration.

“As one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites, a central place of worship for Christians and symbol of France, the President urges joint faith in prayers for the country and its citizens,” Mr Shehu said in the statement.

Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan. Mr Olowookere can be reached via dipo.olowookere@businesspost.ng

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