Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General – on Nigeria – African Business
The Secretary-General strongly condemns the appalling attacks perpetrated over the weekend in Nigeria’s Zamfara State in which scores of civilians were killed. He extends his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families.
The Secretary-General urges the Nigerian authorities to spare no effort in bringing those responsible for these heinous crimes to justice.
The Secretary General reiterates the solidarity and support that the United Nations offers to the Government of Nigeria and its people in their fight against terrorism violent extremism, organized crime, and terrorism.
Distributed by APO Group, United Nations Secretary-General.