Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has declared a two-day mourning in honour of the victims of a tanker explosion which occurred in Lokoja on Wednesday.
This was made known in a statement issued on Thursday by the Kogi Commissioner for Information and Communication, Kingsley Fanwo.
“The Governor and the Government of Kogi State are saddened by the unfortunate incident that claimed many lives in the early hours of today.
“The people are the State. Therefore, the primary responsibility of the Government is to ensure the safety and well-being of the Kogi people.