The Federal Government has condemned the terrorist attack on two places of worship in the city of Christ Church in New Zealand.
We had reported that forty-nine people were killed and at least 20 others injured as gunmen attacked two mosques in Christ church, New Zealand.
The gunmen were reported to have opened indiscriminate fire at worshippers, including women and children, who had gathered for Friday prayers, Al Jazeera reports.
Reacting the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, in a statement by his Spokesperson, Mr George Edokpa, on Friday in Abuja, condemned the attacks.
The minister, who regretted the barbaric and vicious acts unleashed against innocent worshippers, expressed Nigeria’s sympathies to New Zealand.
“Nigeria stands in solidarity with New Zealand in their time of grief and fully supports the prosecution of the perpetrators of this heinous crime to the fullest extent of the law,” he said.
He condoled with the Government and the people of New Zealand and prayed for God to grant the families of the victims the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss and wished the injured speedy recovery.
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