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Osinbajo Condemns London Terror Attacks

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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday condemned the terror attacks carried out in London, UK.

A vehicle ran into people on London Bridge and continued to drive towards Borough Market, where three attackers got out and attempted to stab people, including a police officer.

Armed policemen were called to the scene and within eight minutes, the three attackers were shot dead.

In a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Mr. Laolu Akande, Osinbajo called for greater global collaboration with a view to eliminating extremist ideologies from the world.

“Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, strongly condemns the sickening atrocity perpetrated by a misguided and cowardly group of terrorists who attacked innocent persons in the London Bridge area on Saturday night.

“Prof Osinbajo states that Nigeria stands with the government and people of the United Kingdom and extend our condolences to the families of the victims.

“The Acting President notes that the latest attack in the U.K. reinforces the need for the global community to act with greater vigour to overcome the extremist ideologies which underpin terrorism,” the statement read.


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