U.S. Ambassador Concerns over the Increasing Violence

U.S. Ambassador Concerns over the Increasing Violence

visit to the minister of state for defence, Erelu Olusola Agbeja Obada, in her

office with the service chiefs in attendance.

United

States Ambassador to Nigeria Mr. Terence McCulley has expressed grave concern

over the increasing killings and bombings in the country.

The ambassador spoke in Abuja yesterday during his

minister led him to her office with the chief of army staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen.

Azubuike Ihejirika, and his air force counterpart, Air Marshal Alex Sabundu

Badeh, including the acting permanent secretary of the ministry, Mr. Oguche.

The

expressed the concern of his country over the rising terrorist attacks; he

cited the Kano bombings and those that reportedly took place in Jos and

Maiduguri recently and was said to have told the security chiefs to do more in

containing the menace.

The Ambassador

ambassador and the minister and the service chiefs that his country is not

happy with the rise in the terrorist attacks and made a particular reference to

the Kano incident where five luxury buses scheduled to travel to Lagos were

bombed which led to the death of people numbering about 60. He called for more

intelligence gathering to prevent such an attack and disclosed the readiness of

his government in this regard."

The US

Source: Naija.ng

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