Buhari Condemns Easter Sunday Bombings in Sri Lanka

By Modupe Gbadeyanka

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock and sadness over the terrible attacks on several churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on the holy day of Easter.

In a statement issued yesterday by Mr Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Mr Buhari, on behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, extended deepest condolences to the families of those killed in the attacks and wishes speedy recovery to the injured.

“We stand with victims of terrorism all over the world because we know and understand this harrowing inhuman activity,” the President was quoted as saying in the statement.

President Buhari noted that Nigeria stands with the people of Sri Lankan at this terrible moment, urging the authorities not to spare the wicked elements behind these mischievous attacks.

Business Post reports that more than 200 persons were killed yesterday in seven bombings, while over 500 people were injured.

Modupe Gbadeyanka is a fast-rising journalist with Business Post Nigeria. Her passion for journalism is amazing. She is willing to learn more with a view to becoming one of the best pen-pushers in Nigeria. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour.

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