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Peter Obi mourns students killed by lightning strike


The presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 election, Peter Obi, has expressed sadness over the lightning strike that killed three students of Tansi International College in Anambra State on Saturday.

Obi, in a statement on Sunday via his X(formerly Twitter) handle, extended his condolences to the bereaved families, students, and the management of the college.

He prayed for God to give them the strength to bear the great loss, and for eternal rest to the deceased.

Obi also prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured students.

“I am greatly saddened by the unfortunate natural disaster that happened at Tansi International College, Awka this weekend. It was reported that 9 students of the College were struck by thunder, on Saturday, November 4, during a rainstorm.

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Sadly, 3 of the students lost their lives, while the rest are responding to treatment at the hospital. I commiserate with the bereaved families, students, and management of the College. May God give all the strength to bear this great loss, and grant eternal rest to the dead, and quick recovery to the injured,” he wrote


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