By G9ija

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and former Senate President Bukola Saraki have commiserated with families of the victims of Sunday’s Beechcraft KingAir B350i plane crash.

Atiku said: “I have just learnt of the crash of a military aircraft near Abuja. My thoughts and prayers are with the families of those onboard the ill-fated flight.”

Saraki, on his official twitter handle @bukolasaraki, said: “At this time, my prayers are with the Nigerian Air Force and the families and friends of the military personnel involved in today’s Beechcraft KingAir B350i plane crash.

“I pray for strength for the families.”

The Nation had reported seven personnel of the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) died in plane crash that occurred on Sunday morning in Abuja.