- President Buhari reacted to the fresh attacks in a brief statement
- He expressed his deep sorrow at the attack and the consequent loss of lives
- He also prayed for the departed souls to find repose while he also assured Nigerians of an end to the insurgency
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the families of Nigerians that lost their lives in series of bomb blasts on Saturday, December 2.
In a brief statement on Sunday, December 3, the president expressed his deep sorrow at the attack and prayed for the souls of the departed.
He also assured Nigerians that the country will overcome the insurgency.
The statement read: "My condolences to the families of the victims of the bomb attacks in Biu yesterday.
"I am confident that the Intelligence Fusion Center we're setting up in Maiduguri will help us stay ahead of Boko Haram's desperate attacks on soft targets.
"May the souls of the dead rest in peace. Nigeria will triumph over this evil."
Legit.ng had reported on Saturday that suspected Boko Haram terrorists launched a deadly attack in Biu, Borno state resulting in the death of 13 persons while 53 others were injured.
In a statement by Victor Isuku, who is the police spokesperson of the Borno state command, he said the attack took place the same day.
According to the police spokesperson, the attack was perpetuated by two female bombers.
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