- President Buhari condoled with the people Sri Lanka over bombing of churches, hotel
- The president urged the country not to spare the wicked perpetrators of th crime
- More than 150 people have been confirmed killed in the attack
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the horrific attacks on several churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on the holy day of Easter.
The president made his feelings known in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Sunday.
Buhari extended his deepest condolences to the families of those killed in the attacks and wished speedy recovery to the injured.
“We stand with victims of terrorism all over the world because we know and understand this harrowing inhuman activity,” the president said.
According to him, Nigeria stands with the people of Sri Lanka at this terrible moment.
He urged the authorities not to spare “the wicked elements behind these mischievous attacks.”
Legit.ng had reported that at least three churches were hit by explosions on Sunday, April 21, during Easter celebrations, leaving more than 200 people injured and at least 100 dead in Sri Lanka, Colombo's capital.
A number of Sri Lanka's five-star hotels were also struck by bomb blasts according to a report by BBC and other international news outlets.
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