Tinubu mourns Malawi’s Vice President, 9 others who died in plane crash

President Bola Tinubu has mourned the death of Malawi Vice President, Saulos Chilima.

DAILY POST had reported that the military plane carrying the VP and nine others, including the former First Lady, Shanil Dzimbiri, failed to make a landing on Monday morning.

The VP and the nine others who were to attend the funeral of a prominent Malawian lawyer, former Attorney General and Justice Minister, Ralph Kasambala in Mzuzu were reported dead on Tuesday

Reacting in a statement, issued by his spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, on Tuesday, Tinubu commiserated with the families of the deceased over the deeply distressing incident.

He extended his sincere condolences to His Excellency, President Lazarus Chakwera, and the people of Malawi

He assured the Malawian nation of Nigeria’s support during this time of mourning and prayed for the repose of the souls of the departed.


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