ABUJA – President Muhammadu Buhari has put a call through to the Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou to commiserate with him, over the terrorist attack of January 9, 2020, in Chinagodrar, which killed scores of soldiers in a military base.
President Buhari also condoled with the government and people of Niger Republic over the unfortunate incident.
He also expressed deep sympathy and condolences to the families, friends and colleagues of the victims.
Condemning the heinous attack by the terrorists, the Nigerian leader assured his Nigerien counterpart that Nigeria would continue to work closely with his country and other international partners to overcome terrorism and violent extremism.
He reaffirmed that the perpetrators of such cowardly acts and their sponsors deserve no peace and comfort, stressing that Nigeria stands in solidarity with her allies to ensure that justice is served.
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