Nigeria’s Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has condemned the early morning bomb blast at the Nyanya Motor Park in Abuja.
Atiku who tweeted Monday wrote, “We urgently need new methods and strategies to deal with our security issues, including accepting foreign assistance.”
Eyewitness accounts say over 200 people killed by the bomb explosion but no official casualty figure has been issued, as victims have been moved to the Asokoro General Hospital.
He continued, “I am angered and saddened by the news of multiple explosions that occurred in Nyanya bus park in Abuja this morning.”
He added, “Join me in praying for the families who have lost loved ones in this incident. It is indeed a terrible tragedy.”
Meanwhile, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, the pioneer Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has also condemned the killings of innocent Nigerians.
Ribadu tweeted, “Yet another despicable and condemnable act of violence on the innocent and hapless populace. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims.”