Nigerians are thrown into mourning today, Sunday February 21, after an aircraft belonging to the Nigerian Air Force reportedly crashed in Abuja, the Capital City of the country.
Since the sad news broke, many Nigerians have taken to the social media platforms to express their sadness over the unfortunate incident which reportedly left the occupants of the crashed aircraft dead.
One of those who have reacted to the unfortunate incident which have thrown some families into mourning of their loved ones is the former lawmaker who represented Kaduna South in the senate, Senator Shehu Sani.
Senator Sani who took to his official Twitter page this afternoon to mourn the victims of the crashed aircraft prayed for the soul of the dead to rest in peace.
In the post made on his verified Twitter page, the former Senator wrote; "For those who perished in the Abuja plane crash, May their souls Rest In Peace. May the Almighty give their families the fortitude to bear the lose. Amen."
See what Senator Shehu Sani posted after the news of the aircraft crashed today in Abuja:
Also reacting to the plane crash Bashir Ahmed, the media Aide to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, said "the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed the unfortunate crashe of its Beechcraft KingAir B350i Aircraft while returning to Abuja Airport after developing an engine failure en-route Minna."
Bashir Ahmed also confirmed that "all seven personnel on board died in the crash."
The photo below is from the scene of the plane crash in Abuja today.
May the souls of the dead rest in peace.
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