Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has condemned the Monday’s terrorist attack in Manchester Arena, United Kingdom.
Osinbajo described the act as a dastardly and heinous crime that killed innocent people.
A statement by Laolu Akande, the spokesperson for the acting President, said, Osinbajo expressed his “heartfelt condolences and solidarity with the government and people of the United Kingdom in this period of grief.”
The acting president assured Prime Minister Theresa May that the prayers and thoughts of Nigerians are with the British people.
“Acting President Osinbajo is confident that light of the civilised world will always prevail against the darkness of depravity, and he trusts that Britons and citizens of other nations across the world will continue to show resilience and courage in the wake of such terrorist crimes,” the statement said.
“He prays that God Almighty will comfort the bereaved families and also wishes a speedy recovery for the injured.”
ALSO READ: Police reveal identity of Manchester attacker.
A suicide bomber on Monday night detonated improvised explosives at the populated Ariana Grande concert in Manchester Arena, killing 22 people and injuring about 50 others.
The attackers has been identified as Salman Abedi, who also died in the blast.
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