FG Condemns Killing Of Nigerian Peace Keeper In Mali

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama


The Federal Government has condemned the attacks on the UN Peace Keepers by unidentified gunmen, leading to the death of a Nigerian UN peacekeeper in Timbuktu, northern Mali.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, condemned the attack in a series of tweets this on Sunday in Abuja.

Onyeama’s reaction follows comments by the UN Secretary General, Mr Antonio Gettress, who said the attacks, which occurred in separate incidents in Tessalit and Timbuktu, left four other UN peacekeepers, including another Nigerian injured.


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