Uhuru denounces the killing of 59 Nigerian children by terrorist
NANYUKI, Kenya, Mar 4 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has mourned 59 Nigerian children killed a few days ago in a ‘dastardly terrorist’ attack by Boko Haram militants at the Federal College in Buni Yadi.
In a condolence message to President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and the people of Nigeria, President Kenyatta strongly condemned the killing, terming it a “heinous act of cowardice that targeted vulnerable children in their most innocent slumber.”
“It is with utter shock and indignation that I learnt of the horrendous death of 59 innocent children during the dastardly terrorist attack by Boko Haram at the Federal Government College in Buni Yadi,” President Kenyatta said.
Recalling that Kenya has faced similar senseless terrorist massacres, the President assured the government and people of Nigeria that Kenyans stood with them in prayer during these trying and difficult times.
He pledged complete support to the Government of Nigeria in its fight against the evil of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.
“On behalf of the Government and people of Kenya and indeed on my own behalf, I wish to convey our deepest condolences and sympathies to you, your esteemed Government, the families of the victims and the people of Nigeria,” President Kenyatta said – PSCU.