The President of the ECOWAS Commission, His Excellency Kadré Désiré Ouédraogo
has expressed his heartfelt sympathy and solidarity with President Goodluck
Ebele Jonathan of Nigeria, over the Sunday 15th December 2012 helicopter crash
that claimed the lives of six people, including a State Governor and former
National Security Adviser.
“We received with utmost dismay the news of the helicopter accident,” the ECOWAS
Chief said in a condolence message to President Jonathan.
On behalf of ECOWAS Institutions, he also expressed his sincere condolences to
the affected families.
“While joining in the national prayers for the repose of the souls of these
illustrious sons of the soil, I wish to renew to Your Excellency the expression
of my highest consideration,” President Ouédraogo added.