Abuja - The Minister of State for Power, Mohammed Wakil, has condemned the bomb blast that killed six people at the Monday market in Maiduguri on Tuesday.
The minister, in his condolence message, expressed sadness on the heavy loss of lives in the Borno State capital.
“I was shocked and deeply saddened to hear the news that once again a bomb blast has occurred at the Monday market in the city of Maiduguri with heavy loss of lives. I condemn this attack in the strongest possible terms,” Wakil said.
He sympathised with the families of those killed and those injured in the attack.
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“I would like to convey my deepest sympathy to the families of those killed and to all those who have been injured," he said.
"I deplore this latest act of terror, and the many others carried out by the extremists in the terrorist organisation Boko Haram, in the strongest possible terms."
The Boko Haram sect has over the years waged a reign of terror in an attempt to carve an Islamic caliphate in the country.
- CAJ News