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General News of Friday, 10 March 2023


'We're bigger than ethnicity, politicians' - Reactions as many donate to train-bus accident victims

A train brt and a bus clash at Ikeja A train brt and a bus clash at Ikeja

Nigerians are donating blood at different locations in Lagos state for the victims of the train-bus crash which occurred at the PWD axis in Ikeja - Lagos on Thursday, March 9.

It was revealed that six persons were confirmed dead while more than 80 persons have been injured and rushed to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) in Ikeja.

This development has seen many Nigerians coming out in their numbers to donate blood to the victims.

One doctor took advantage of the ongoing blood donation to inquire whether donations were made on the basis of ethnicity.

He wrote: "Which tribe donated this blood today? The victims who were transfused, did any of them demand to know the tribe of the donor"

Many Nigerians flooded his comment section stating that Nigerians needed themselves, untiy, love and respect for each other in order to progress.

They added that they were bigger than politicians and tribalism hence they should put those things aside and live in harmony.

Read their comments here:

AlabiOlalekan3: "What we seems not to understand is politicians are fully aware that if there's unity among us that begins their end"

festus_nzy: "God bless you sir.... We are bigger than ethnicity and we are bigger than the politicians."

CHIEDOZIEIGBON1: "None of them asked because everybody wants to survive, some yoruba will take Igbo blood and Igbos will take Hausa Blood. But when it comes to politics they will tell you that someone can't govern a tate because his mother is from another tribe. We need to wise up"

Rus__sell: "Maybe some of them would be told they cannot contest for Elections in certain parts of the country because they received a blood transfusion with blood from another tribe"

kingjozsy: "So that our head go correct as we choose not to see the strategy of divide and rule constantly being used by politicians which happens every time they needs our votes"

See his tweet below: