UK, Canada, Spain con­demn Abuja bomb at­tack

Daily Trust - - NEWS - By Yunus Ab­dul­hamid & Romoke W. Ah­mad

Bri­tish For­eign Sec­re­tary Wil­liam Hague has con­demned the Nyanya bom­bat­tackand­of­fer­scon­tin­uedUK sup­port for Nigeria.

A state­ment is­sued by the Bri­tish High Com­mis­sion in Abuja quoted Hague as say­ing, “I was deeply sad­dened to hear of the bomb ex­plo­sion in the east of Abuja. I un­re­servedly con­demn those re­spon­si­ble and hope they are swiftly brought to jus­tice.

“I of­fer the Bri­tish govern­ment’s deep­est con­do­lences to the be­reaved and those who have suf­fered in­jury. We will con­tinue to work closely with theNige­ri­an­govern­ment­to­helpthem tackle the threat from ter­ror­ism.”

The UK For­eign and Com­mon­wealth Of­fice (FCO) has how­ever re­viewed its travel ad­vise to its na­tion­als.

Also,theFor­eignAf­fairsMin­is­terof Canada,JohnBaird,inas­tate­ment­said “Canada con­demns in the strong­est pos­si­ble terms this cow­ardly ter­ror­ist at­tack dur­ing rush hour at a busy bus sta­tion in Abuja.

“Such bru­tal acts of ter­ror can­not be al­lowed to go un­pun­ished. Canada reaf­firms its sup­port to Nigeria as it com­bats ter­ror­ism.”

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