President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the attack on Paris by suspected terrorists on Friday night. This was expressed in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina.
President Buhari has received with great shock & profound sadness, news of the dastardly terrorist attacks on innocent civilians in Paris.
On behalf of the government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Buhari conveys his heartfelt sympathy to President Francois Hollande and the people France.
President Buhari totally condemns the barbaric attacks which constitute an unacceptable affront to all human values and civilized norms.
As a country which has borne the terrible human cost of terrorist attacks, Nigeria stands in full solidarity with the government and people of France as they mourn those who have sadly lost their lives in the attack on Paris.
President Buhari calls on all peace-loving nations of the world to intensify ongoing multilateral cooperation and collaborative actions aimed at bringing the scourge of international terrorism to a speedy end for the benefit of all nations.
The Paris terrorists attacks, has claimed about 153 lives and with at least 200 injured. French President Francois Hollande, described the almost simultaneous attacks “a horror” and vowed to wage a merciless fight against terrorism.
The series of attacks launched by gunmen at Bataclan concert hall, restaurants and bars as well as a bomb blast at Stade de France in Paris had continued to attract Worldwide condemnation.