Abuja - The United States has expressed solidarity with Nigeria in the wake of the recent terrorist attacks blamed on the Boko Haram.
A statement made available from the US Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria, condemned the dual explosions in the Nyanya and Kuje areas this past weekend and the suicide bombings and militant attacks in Maiduguri and Adamawa earlier.
“We extend our deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of those killed and injured,” read a statement.
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The US said the tragic events were stark reminders that violent extremists would stop at nothing to inflict horrific and indiscriminate harm upon innocent lives.
“In particular, Boko Haram’s reign of terror and sheer brutality have left thousands dead and millions displaced.”
The US said it stood with the government and the people of Nigeria to defeat Boko Haram and other perpetrators of terrorism.
“Through our security and counterterrorism assistance, our unparalleled commitment aims to help Nigeria achieve this goal.”
- CAJ News