Gubernatorial candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) in Lagos, Mr. AbdurRazaq Tope Balogun has joined other well-meaning Nigerians to commiserate with families of victims of the Thursday train/BRT bus collision accident at PWD bus stop Shogunle Oshodi Lagos where six people were reported dead.
Balogun also commiserated with viticms of recent fire incident that razed some shops at the Akere Spare Parts Market in Olodi-Apapa Area of Lagos.
The AA governorship candidate, Mr Balogun expressed shock over the train accident involving a fully loaded Lagos State Government staff bus.
In a statement, he condoled with the affected victims and their families.
Noting that while certain accidents are unforeseen, Balogun stressed the need to put measures in place to prevent such occurrences through proper safety and precautions.
He also called for the restoration of security of lives and property, and the establishment of mechanisms to avert accidents on the roads.
Balogun appreciated the first responders to both incidents and called for calm among residents to avoid political insinuations and accusations.
He urged security and safety agencies to investigate the cause of the incidents as he prayed for the quick recovery of those wounded in the train accident and urged the government to cushion the effect of the loss for the spare part dealers.
Balogun had previously advocated for fire stations to be proximated to neighbourhoods to serve as rapid responses before fire incidents get out of control.