President Buhari Reacts To Terrorist Attacks In Paris

President Buhari Reacts To Terrorist Attacks In Paris

President Muhammadu has condemned the attack on innocent civilians in Paris by suspected terrorists.

In a statement issued on Saturday, November 14, in Abuja by Femi Adesina, his special adviser on media and publicity, the president expressed shock over the incident, NAN reports.

Buhari shared sincere condolences to the families, relatives and friends of the unfortunate victims of the callous attacks, which according to him constitutes an unacceptable affront to all human values and civilized norms.

The statement read: “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 of France.

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.”

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President Buhari called on all peace-loving nations of the world, to intensify ongoing multilateral cooperation and collaborative actions aimed at tackling the problem of international terrorism.

More than 127 people were killed in several shootings and multiple explosions in at least seven locations in Paris, the French capital. Shooting was heard near the Bataclan arts centre, where an unknown number of terrorists took over 100 people hostage.


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