The Special Representative for West Africa and the Sahel condemns the terrorist attack against civilians in Kohobe, Borno State
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, condemns the heinous terrorist attack perpetrated by armed men on 28 November against farmers in the village of Koshobe and other rural communities, near Maiduguri, Borno State, in which scores of civilians were killed and many others were wounded.
The Special Representative extends his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of Nigeria, and wishes a prompt recovery to the wounded.
The Special Representative calls on the Government to do its utmost to bring swiftly the perpetrators of this crime to justice.
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel reiterates the support of the United Nations to the Government and people of Nigeria in their tireless efforts to fight terrorism, and bring about peace and stability in this part of the country.