UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
UNITED NATIONS––Antonio Guterres, the UN secretary-general criticized Tuesday’s terrorist attack which killed at least 27 people in Nigeria,
In a statement released by UN scribe’s spokesman Stephane Dujarric late Tuesday night, the UN chief called for those responsible for the attacks in Nigeria and neighboring countries to be swiftly brought to justice.
The secretary-general restated the UN’s unanimity with the people and government of Nigeria in the fight against terrorism and violent extremism, said the statement.
Guterres also renewed the UN’s pledge to support the counter-terrorism initiatives of the Lake Chad Basin Commission, it said.
At least 27 people were left dead and many others wounded on Tuesday after two separate suicide attacks in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno.