The Secretary-General of the UN, Mr António Guterres, has reiterated the organisation’s support to the Federal Government in the ongoing fight against terrorism and violent extremism.
Guterres, in a statement by his spokesman, Stéphane Dujarric, condemned the series of suicide bombing attacks in Maiduguri on Monday.
“The Secretary-General reiterates the United Nations’ support to the Government of Nigeria in its fight against terrorism and violent extremism,” the statement read.
The Secretary-General extended his condolences to the people and Government of Nigeria for the loss of lives.
The UN chief also wished a quick recovery to those injured in the series of suicide bombing attacks.
According to him, he hopes that those responsible for the dastardly act will be swiftly brought to justice. (NAN)