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Russian President Vladimir Putin Sends Telegram of Condolences to President Olusegun Obasanjo of the Federal Republic of Nigeria


Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, a telegram expressing condolences over the bus crash that entailed numerous human casualties.

Following is the text of the telegram:

"It was with deep sorrow that I learned of the tragedy that took place in Nigeria - a large bus crash entailing a high death toll. We share the grief of the friendly Nigerian people.

"Please convey my deeply-felt condolences to the kith and kin of the dead and sincere sympathy for all the crash victims."

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