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Buhari mourns Yobe church bomb attack victims

06 July 2015, 11:15Augustine Osayande

Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has denounced the deadly bomb attack at a church on the outskirts of Potiskum in Yobe State on Sunday.

Five people died when a woman suicide bomber blew up.

Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, said the President received the news with sadness.

“President Buhari deeply regrets the unfortunate loss of lives in the attack and commiserates with all those who lost loved ones in the incident which also caused needless injury to others and damage to the church building,” Adesina.

Adesina said the President wholly condemned the resumption of attacks by terrorists on places of worship which were highly revered places of prayer and communion with God for most Nigerians.

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“Nigerians are a very religious people and President Buhari believes that the terrorists who wantonly attack our places of worship have willfully declared war on all that we value, and must therefore be confronted with all our might and collective resolve.”

Adesina said Buhari reaffirmed his administration’s total commitment to doing everything possible to eradicate Boko Haram, terrorism and extremism from Nigeria in the shortest possible time.

“President Buhari assures all Nigerians that terrorism will ultimately be defeated and full security restored in all parts of the country for people to safely practice their respective faiths with liberty wherever they may reside in the nation.”

- CAJ News


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