The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has sympathised with victims of the train accident that occurred on Thursday morning.
PUNCH METRO reported that two people were confirmed dead while an unspecified number of people were injured after a passenger train crushed a Lagos State Government staff bus on its way from Ikotun enroute Alausa, the state secretariat, at the PWD area of the state.
The accident happened around past 7am on Thursday.
In a message press statement issued by Pastor Adeboye on Friday,the cleric prayed for families of the victims.
“We are saddened by the report of the unfortunate Bus/Train accident of Thursday, 9th March 2023 at the PWD rail crossing, off the Lagos- Abeokuta Expressway, Sogunle, Lagos State.
“I, personally, feel grieved by the accident that could have been avoidedand my heart goes out to the families of those who lost their lives, as well as those who sustained one degree of injury or the other.
” I pray that the Almighty God will comfort those in sorrow and speedy recovery of the injured.
“I also pray for the government and people of Lagos State that may we never have such a tragedy again.
“Kindly note that our thoughts and prayers are with the families of those who lost their lives, and the entire leadership and people of Lagos State in this period of their grief and loss”, the statement read.