President Muhammadu Buhari has joined world Leaders to commiserate with President Hassan Rouhani and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran over the devastating earthquake which struck the Western Province of Kermanshah recently, killing hundreds and injuring thousands.
Buhari, who described the natural disaster and its fallout as “very unfortunate, sad and massive,” said that the “thoughts and hearts of Nigerians are with the people of Iran at this trying period.”
He prayed that God consoles the grieving families, and wished the injured speedy recovery.
President Buhari also expressed similar condolences to the Government and people of Iraq who also suffered human and material losses due to the earthquake on their border with Iran.
Earlier, on 14th November, 2017, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo had, on behalf of President Buhari, expressed condolences with to the Government and people of Iran while declaring open the 6th D-8 Ministerial Meeting on Industrial Cooperation with Member Countries, in Abuja.