EU Presidency Statement on petroleum pipeline explosion in Nigeria
Press release 542/2006
26 December, 2006
The Presidency of the European Union has received the tragic news of the petroleum pipeline explosion in Lagos, Nigeria on 26 December, and the deaths caused by it.
The Presidency of the European Union expresses its grief at the loss of life and offers its condolences to the Government and people of Nigeria, and to the families, relatives and friends of those who have died in this explosion.