Earthquake in Mexico: President Muhammadu Buhari showed Condolence and Commiserated With President Enrique Pina Nieto
Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari has on Sunday showed his condolence and commiseration to the citizens of Mexico and their president, Enrique Pina Nieto over the gruesome earthquake that short-lived the precious life of 65 people in the country, Mexico.
According to reports about the Earthquake in Mexico, The powerful 8.1 tremor that hit the southern states of Chiapas, Tabasco and Oaxaca registered 8.2 on the Richter scale, damaging buildings and created fear of Tsunami.
Aminu Iyawa who is Nigeria’s Ambassador to Mexico, gave President Buhari’s condolences in a letter to the Mexican President through the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
President Muhammadu Buhari said that Nigeria’s citizens also sympathies with Mexico and praying for the consolation of those people who died during the devastating earthquake and also quick recovery of injured people.
Reports shows that the powerful earthquake was felt as far away as the capital, Mexico City, sending residents out in the streets for fear of aftershocks.
Aminu Iyawa said that all Nigeria’s citizens residing in Mexico had been accounted for and were in touch with the embassy.
The neighboring country of Guatemala was also affected by the Friday’s powerful earthquake.