President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the people and government of Rivers and families of the deceased over the loss of lives after a seven-storey building collapsed.
The president made the condolence in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Friday.
Buhari shared in the grief with families who lost loved ones, and prayed for the recuperation of those who sustained injuries.
He commended the State government for the urgent steps taken to unravel the cause of the accident, provide healthcare for victims and ensure safety in the future.
The president prayed that the almighty God would comfort all those who lost loved ones, and grant grace of quick recovery to the injured.