President Bola Tinubu has called for a thorough investigation into the recurring tragedy of fatal boat incidents across the nation.

President Tinubu made the call in a statement signed by his Special Adviser, Ajuri Ngelale on the boat accidents which occurred in Niger and Adamawa states.

While expressing solidarity with the governments and people of Niger and Adamawa States, The President directs various government agencies, including law enforcement, maritime safety and transportation safety authorities to collaborate closely in identifying the root causes of the unfortunate and preventable disasters.

President Tinubu reiterated his commitment to holding government agencies accountable for any regulatory or safety lapses and further instructed a comprehensive review of safety measures and strict enforcement of existing laws on boating activities in the country.

The President further assured the affected families and communities of the government’s continued support and his commitment to the prevention of such tragic incidents from occurring in the future.