OIC Secretary General Condemns Terrorist Attack in Nigeria

OIC Secretary General Condemns Terrorist Attack in Nigeria
2013-08-01 11:11:24

WAM JEDDAH, 1st August, 2013 (WAM) — The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, has condemned the bomb attacks which claimed the lives of dozens of innocent people and injured several others in Kano, northern Nigeria.

Prof Ihsanoglu who expressed his sadness over the tragedy especially during the holy month of Ramadan, described the heinous criminal act as ungodly and called on the authorities to identify the perpetrators and bring them to justice.

The Secretary General reiterated the principled position of the OIC that vigorously denounces all forms and manifestations of terrorism and conveyed the solidarity of the OIC with Nigeria in her endeavors to combat violent extremism and preserve national unity and peaceful cohesion WAM/ES

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