President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned yesterday's terrorist attack
on the Pulse Night Club, Orlando, Florida, describing it as "criminal"
In a letter to the Ambassador of the United States in Nigeria, James
Entwistle, President Buhari conveyed Nigeria's heartfelt sympathy to
President Barrack Obama and the people of United States of America.
The President also assured the United States of Nigeria's continued
support and cooperation in the fight against terrorism.
"President Buhari extends his most sincere condolences to the
families, relatives and friends of the victims.
"The President condemns such criminal, cowardly attack, wherever it
might occur, as an attack on all decent, democratic, peaceful people.
"Every terrorist attack only strengthens Nigeria's resolve to stand
shoulder to shoulder with the United States and other countries in the
frontline of the war on terror," the letter, which was signed by the
Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari read.
President Buhari also called "on all peace-loving nations to commit
themselves whole-heartedly to multilateral cooperation and
collaborative actions aimed at eradicating the scourge of
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity)
June 13, 2016