Malam Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, on Thursday release a statement from President making his feelings known.

“I’m very sad to learn of the tragic loss of lives, tens of vehicles, property and other valuables in the petrol tanker fire,’’ said President Buhari in reaction to the early reports reaching him concerning the incident.”

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The President expressed his deepest condolences to the government and people of Lagos over the tragic incident.

“”Sadly, this seems to be one of the greatest tragedies we have seen in recent times.’’-President Buhari

The President urged the emergency services and law enforcement officials to do their best to limit the losses and damage from the incident.