The United States Embassy in Nigeria has strongly condemned Wednesday’s bombing of the popular Emab Plaza, in Wuse 2, which reportedly killed 21 people and injured more than 50.
US condemns ‘inexcusable’ Abuja bomb blast
The US in a statement released, Thursday, said, “these heartless and violent attacks on innocent Nigerians are inexcusable and clearly bespeak the criminality of those behind these attacks in Abuja and other parts of Nigeria.”
“We extend our deepest condolences to the families of the victims and call on all Nigerians regardless of region or religion to join in and support efforts to put an end to this evil against humanity.
“The United States remains committed to supporting the people of Nigeria in their struggle against violent extremism and to helping the Government of Nigeria as it works to counter these threats to citizens and its national unity,” the statement read.