Statement of condolence for those who lost colleagues, friends and loved ones on Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302

ABUJA, 11 March 2019 – As the Nigeria INGO Forum, with a membership of 51 international NGOs, we wish to express our deepest condolences to everyone, including the humanitarian and development community, who lost colleagues, friends and loved ones on Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 on Sunday 10th March 2019.

This was a tragic incident that has shocked and saddened the whole community in Nigeria. With confirmed INGO and UN staff on the flight, we stand in solidarity with your grief and express our deepest sorrow. So many of our members knew of, loved or worked with someone lost in this tragedy.

Globally, the aid community is small and in the face of such a tragedy, our thoughts are with loved ones and their colleagues, friends and families.