President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has received with utmost sadness the tragic news of the death of senior police officers in a helicopter crash today in Jos, Plateau State.
The President described the accident as unfortunate and a temporary setback especially at this time that all security forces are making concerted efforts to guarantee security throughout the country.
President Jonathan commiserated with the families of the bereaved and the Police High Command, urging them to take consolation in the fact that these fine officers died in the course of national assignment.
The President prayed that Almighty God will accept the souls of the deceased and grant the nation the fortitude to bear this national loss .
Special Adviser (Media & Publicity) to the President.
March 14, 2012