President Muhammadu Buhari, Sunday, condemned as “despicable and cowardly,” the terrorist bomb attack that claimed several lives and injured tens of others in an explosion that rocked a busy pedestrian street in central Istanbul, Türkiye.

In a reaction to the incident, Sunday evening, President Buhari expressed the shock and sadness of the Nigerian people over the incident, assuring the Turkish President, Recep Tayyep Erdogan, that the government and people of this country will continue to support them in the global war against terrorism.

President Buhari said “the thoughts and prayers of the government and people of Nigeria are with the families of the innocent people killed and we wish full and speedy recovery to those injured.”

Garba Shehu

Senior Special Assistant to the President

(Media & Publicity)

November 13, 2022