The United Nations, Unite States of America and others in their message to Nigeria have asked President Goodluck Jonathan to arrest terrorists in the country, especially members of the violent Islamic sect, Boko Haram, Empowered Newswire reports.
The US asked the Nigerian government “to find and bring those responsible for this deplorable violence to justice.”
The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, also in a statement from the UN Secretariat late on Monday, called for the “the perpetrators to be swiftly brought to justice.”
In a statement from the United States Government, released on Monday night US time, the Americans said, “As Nigeria prepares to celebrate its 53rd year of independence, the United States stands with all Nigerians to reject the heinous violence that continues to be perpetrated by Boko Haram and other extremist groups. These attacks on innocent civilians have no place in a democratic society.”
“We encourage the Government of Nigeria to work together with the families of the victims and affected communities to find and bring those responsible for this deplorable violence to justice, and to enhance the protection of civilians to ensure respect for the rule of law.”
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