The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has communicated stun over the demise of football fans through electric shock at a survey focus in Calabar, depicting the episode as disastrous.
Saraki in an announcement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Yusuph Olaniyonu, sympathized with the close groups of the casualties, the legislature and individuals of Cross River and football aficionados the nation over the pitiful occurrence
He approached neighborhood and state governments to guarantee that football seeing focuses and other open spaces were made sheltered and favorable the nation over. He encouraged the Cross River State government to guarantee that the suggestion of its Commission of Inquiry into the episode was made open and actualized to forestall reoccurrence. He recognized the incite reaction of the Cross River state government and crisis administration offices to the tragic event while petitioning God for the rest of the souls of the individuals who lost their lives, and snappy recuperation for the harmed. “This is unmistakably a terrible and avoidable loss of valuable youthful Nigerians. As an administration, we have an obligation to guarantee that our natives are sheltered and secured, regardless of whether amid recreation hour or work period. “We should guarantee that what is important to make our kin secure in both open and private spaces is given the merited need at all circumstances”, he said.