Thursday, 18 September 2014

GEJ condemns Kano bombing, assures people of enhanced security in the wake of attack on FCE


The bombing at the Federal College of Education yesterday has reportedly claimed over 30 lives. Below is a State House press release on the incident...

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan commiserates with citizens and residents of Kano State on the loss of lives sustained today during the attack by terrorists on the Federal College of Education, Kano.

President Jonathan’s sympathies and best wishes for a speedy recovery are also with all those who suffered injuries in the dastardly attack.

The President commends the officers and men of the Nigerian Police Force who took prompt action to confront the attackers and minimize resultant casualties.

He urges them to be even more alert and proactive in the future to stop terrorist attacks in Kano and other parts of the country.

President Jonathan reassures the people of Kano and all Nigerians that the Federal Government continues to do all within its powers to further enhance the ability of the Police, Armed Forces and other security agencies to prosecute the war against terrorism to a successful conclusion and provide greater security of lives and property across the country. 

Reuben Abati

Special Adviser to the President

(Media & Publicity)

September 17, 2014