President Buhari has reacted to the Orlando Nightclub shoot where a gunman killed 50 people and wounded 53 more in a massacre that has since been termed a terrorist attack. In a letter to the Ambassador of the United States in Nigeria, James Entwistle, and signed by the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, Buhari conveyed Nigeria’s heartfelt sympathy to President Barrack Obama and the people of United States of America.
He also assured the United States of Nigeria’s continued support and cooperation in the fight against terrorism.Part of the statement reads,
President Buhari extends his most sincere condolences to the families, relatives and friends of the victims.
The President condemns such criminal, cowardly attack, wherever it might occur, as an attack on all decent, democratic, peaceful people.
Every terrorist attack only strengthens Nigeria’s resolve to stand shoulder to shoulder with the United States and other countries in the frontline of the war on terror.
President Buhari also calls on all peace-loving nations to commit themselves whole-heartedly to multilateral cooperation and collaborative actions aimed at eradicating the scourge of international terrorism.