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London terror attacks sickening atrocity- Osinbajo

By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, Sunday, condemned, in strong terms, the terror attacks on London, the United Kingdom.

A police officer escorts members of the public, wrapped in foil blankets, towards The Shard in London on June 4, 2017, following a terror attack.
Forty-eight people have been taken to hospital after a terror attack in central London in which six people died, the London Ambulance Service said Sunday. / AFP PHOTO

The condemnation was contained in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Mr. Laolu Akande.

Prof. Osinbajo called for greater global collaboration with a view to eliminating extremist ideologies from the world.

The statement reads in full,
“Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, strongly condemns the sickening atrocity perpetrated by a misguided and cowardly group of terrorists who attacked innocent persons in the London Bridge area on Saturday night.

“Prof Osinbajo states that Nigeria stands with the government and people of the United Kingdom and extend our condolences to the families of the victims.

“The Acting President notes that the latest attack in the U.K. reinforces the need for the global community to act with greater vigour to overcome the extremist ideologies which underpin terrorism.”


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