04 June 2012, Sweetcrude, Abuja – The Management and Staff of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) received with great shock the news of the air crash involving Dana Airlines Flight 0992 from Abuja to Lagos on Sunday, June 3, 2012 in Iju-ishaga area of Lagos.
The Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Austen Oniwon, said that “NNPC as a family is united in faith with God who is all-knowing; it is only God that can comfort and console us at this dark hour. I pray for the repose of the gentle souls of our departed colleagues, members of their families and other Nigerian and international passengers and crew in the ill-fated aircraft and for God to grant the nation, the nuclear families that lost their beloved ones the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
He extends his deep condolences to Mr. President, the Honourable Minister of Petroleum Resources, members of the NNPC and the Nigerian Oil and Gas industry family that have lost a number of their colleagues in the disaster”.
The Group Managing Director says in this trying period, the NNPC family must keep faith.