Akpabio commiserates with Salvation Army over death of members 


President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, has commiserated the leadership and members of The Salvation Army, over the death of their officers and members in a fatal accident along the Lagos- Benin express way on Saturday.

Akpabio in a statement from his media unit Sunday in Abuja described the accident as shocking and tragic. 

The statement reads:  “The President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, received with great shock, the news of the death of members of this great commission in a fatal road accident around Ovia Bridge, near Benin- City, which claimed the lives of 12 officers of the church and a baby while returning from a missionary assignment in Lagos state.

“I commiserate  with Commissioner Daniel Kasuso, the territorial commander. 

“I pray for the repose of the souls of the departed faithfuls. I pray that God grants those they left behind, the fortitude bear this great loss.”