The former Kwara Governor is currently in Saudi Arabia.
A former Governor of Kwara State and Chairman Senate committee on Environment and Ecology, Bukola Saraki, has expressed his sympathy on the death of the three journalists from Lagos and Oyo State Councils of the Nigerian Union of Journalists in an automobile accident over the weekend.
Mr. Saraki, while joining the nation to mourn the tragic loss, described their death as a painful one.
In a statement by his media aide, Bamikole Omishore, Mr. Saraki, who is currently in Saudi Arabia for the lesser Hajj, said, “The death of these young gentlemen is sad development in many ways both for the country and their respective families, he expressed how saddened he is particularly that the country can no longer enjoy their professional services which they took years to acquire”
He commiserated with the president and members of the Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ) on the tragic loss of their colleagues and the families of the deceased.
Mr. Saraki enjoined all Nigerians to pray for forgiveness for the departed souls and grant their families the fortitude to bear this painful loss.