Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday, July 23, 2016, promised the people of Germany that his administration is “ready to assist in any way” in the fight against terrorism.
Mr. Buhari, who was reacting to the attack in Munich, expressed shock and horror at the shootings that claimed nine lives.
According to a statement by his special adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the president sent his condolences on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria to the families and friends of the victims.
He assured the German government of Nigeria’s full support towards defeating the perpetrators of the “barbaric act.”
“On behalf of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Buhari sends his most sincere condolences to the families and friends of victims of the barbaric act,” the statement read.
“The President says it is quite unfortunate and inconceivable that the forces of evil do not relent on their activities, but expresses confidence that with the unanimity of purpose from all forces around the world, the workers and perpetrators of these evil acts will not prevail.
“The President also assures the people of Germany that Nigerians as a people are standing with them at this time and are ready to assist in any way to defeat the planners and executors of such crimes.” The statement concluded.