Guterres condoles Nigeria on Boko Haram attacks

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By Prudence Arobani

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.