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US reiterates support for fight against Boko Haram

Fola Akintomide

US on Friday reiterated its continuous support for Nigeria’s efforts to bring those responsible for recent terrorists attacks to justice.

This is contained In a statement by John Kirby, Spokesman of the States Department in New York.

He said the US strongly condemned the attacks.

The spokesman reiterate commitment to help Nigeria and its neighbours counter Boko Haram, both through bilateral assistance and support to the Multinational Joint Task Force.

“The United States offered her deepest sympathy and condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the attacks of Thursday and Friday at a market in Gombe and a prayer ground in Damaturu, Yobe, Northeast Nigeria,” Kirby said.

Source: Punch