The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, said this in a statement by the Ministry’s Spokesperson, Mr George Edokpa, on Friday in Abuja.
Onyeama condemned the attacks which took place during Jumaat Prayers on Friday, March 15, killing 49 Muslim worshipers and injured many others.
The minister who regretted the barbaric and vicious acts unleashed against innocent worshipers expressed Nigeria’s sympathies to New Zealand.
“Nigeria stands in solidarity with New Zealand in their time of grief and fully supports the prosecution of the perpetrators of this heinous crime to the fullest extent of the law,” he said.
He condoled with the Government and the people of New Zealand and prayed for God to grant the families of the victims the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss and wished the injured speedy recovery.