Nigeria Extends Condolences to Russia After Deadly Terrorist Attack in Moscow

Nigeria has expressed solidarity and sympathy with the Russian Federation in the wake of a horrific terrorist assault that shook Moscow on Friday. Gunmen clad in camouflage attire unleashed chaos at a concert in the Crocus City Hall, located near the Russian capital, resulting in a staggering death toll.

According to Al Jazeera, the death toll from the heinous attack has soared to 115, a figure that includes children. Reports from various Russian media outlets indicate that the assailants employed automatic weapons, marking this incident as one of the most devastating attacks witnessed in Russia in recent years.

In response to the tragedy, Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yusuf Tuggar, conveyed the nation’s deepest condolences and sympathies to Russian President Vladimir Putin. In a statement, Minister Tuggar articulated Nigeria’s grief and solidarity, stating:

“We convey our deepest condolences to the people and Government of the Russian Federation on the tragic attack carried out at the Crocus Concert Hall in Moscow that resulted in the death of innocent people and injuries to more than a hundred others.

“The Government and people of Nigeria commiserate with the victims of this tragic attack and pray for the repose of their souls. We also pray for the quick recovery of those injured.

“At this challenging time, we stand in brotherhood with the government and Russian Federation and send our deepest sympathy and condolences to the Russian president, His Excellency Vladimir Putin.”


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