Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan has
commiserated with the Government and people of Yobe State on the death of
scores of students in a bomb attack in Potiskum on Monday.
According to a statement by Reuben Abati Special Adviser to the President on
Media and Publicity, Jonathan also conveyed his deepest sympathies to all
parents who lost their beloved children in the attack on the Government Science
A suicide bomber appears to have carried out the attack.
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Abati said the President condemned the murder of the students on their school’s
assembly ground as they prepared to began another week of study in pursuit of a
better life for themselves and their families.
He added that the President assured the grieving parents and people of Yobe
State, the Federal Government would ensure that all those responsible for the
continuing acts of terrorism across the country were brought to justice.
The President similarly assures all Nigerians that in spite of seeming
setbacks, his administration remains fully committed to winning the war against
insurgency and terrorism.
He affirmed that Nigeria would ultimately overcome the current security
challenges imposed by "domestic terrorists and their foreign allies",
with the dedication of its armed forces and national security agencies, as well
as the continued support and cooperation of all patriotic citizens.
Yobe is one of a number of states worst affected by terror largely perpetrated
by Boko Haram.
- CAJ News