President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the suicide attack on a mosque in Maiduguri, stating that, he is heartbroken by the attack on innocent worshippers. He noted that the Islamist sect, Boko Haram, are mindless and godless and do not represent true Islam.
“I am dismayed by the news of a bomb attack on innocent worshipers in a mosque in Maiduguri this morning. This attack is yet another sign that Boko Haram is a mindless and godless group that in no way represents true Islam,”a statement on NTA read. “I sympathize with all who lost family and loved ones in the attack, and with the government and people of Borno State.” “Nigerians should please not let down their guard. Vigilance should continue to be a priority, especially in public places.” “The government remains resolute in its commitment to securing Nigeria from terrorism and violence.