Nigeria Condoles Russia over terrorist attack

Nigeria has sympathized with the Russian Federation over the Friday night concert hall attack in Moscow which led to the death of 114 concertgoers

The attack in which 140 people were also wounded has reportedly been claimed by the Islamic State (IS) via the group’s news outlet, Amaq.

However, reacting to the development on Saturday, Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs ambassador, Amb. Yusuf Maitama Tuggar, said “Nigeria is standing with Russia in this difficult time.”

According to him, “We convey our deepest condolences to the people and Government of the Russian Federation on the tragic attack carried out at the Crocus Concert Hall in Moscow that resulted in the death of innocent people and injuries to more than a hundred others.

“The government and people of Nigeria commiserate with the victims of this tragic attack and pray for the repose of their souls

“We also pray for the quick recovery of those injured
At this challenging time, we stand in brotherhood with the government and Russian Federation and send our deepest sympathy and condolences to the Russian president, His Excellency Vladimir Putin.”

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