Lagos – United Nations Secretary General, Ban
Ki-moon, has denounced the continued Boko Haram terror attacks in Nigeria.
He particularly condemned the suicide bomb attack in
Yola, the capital city of the Adamawa State, where more than 30 people were
killed and over 70 seriously injured.
Ki-moon extended his condolences to the families of the
victims, as well as to the Government and people of Nigeria, and wishes a
speedy recovery to those injured.
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He reiterated no political or ideological objective
justified the loss of life and terror to which civilians are being subjected.
“He also reiterates the UN’s support to the Nigerian
government in its fight against terrorism, which - to be effective – should
also be grounded in international humanitarian, human rights and refugee law,”
said a spokesperson from New York, United States.
The Boko Haram terrorists have killed more than 17 000
and displaced over 2 million internally and neighbouring countries.
- CAJ News