President Buhari Condemns Attack On Humanitarian Workers By Boko Haram
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the killing of 4 United Nations (UN) aide workers as despicable.
In a statement released by his Special Adviser, Femi Adesina, on his behalf, Buhari described the act as odious to God and man. He said:
As I have always maintained, no true religion advocates hurting the innocent. To now further attack and kill those offering humanitarian aid is the height of bestiality. It is odious before both God and man.
Boko Haram insurgents had on Thursday stormed Rann in Borno State, killing 4 aide workers and abducting 1
Four people working as aides with the United Nations (UN) have been killed by Boko Haram insurgent, while 1 person has been abducted, Punch reports.
The insurgents had reportedly attacked Rann community in Kala Balge Local Government of Borno State around 7 PM on Thursday.
Samantha Newport, Head of Communications, UNICEF Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), revealed this in Borno on Friday.
A medical doctor working as consultant with UNICEF, and an aid worker with International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), were among the people killed.
The other two were personnel of UN client organisation, International Organisation of Migration (IOM), deployed in Rann as camp managers.
The abducted staff was a female nurse.
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