OIC condemns bomb blast in Abuja

January 2, 2011

The Secretary General of the Jeddah-based Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu has strongly condemned the latest bomb blast on 31st December 2010 at a military barracks in Abuja, the Nigerian capital.  Ihsanoglu deplored the cowardly attack which killed eleven innocent persons and injured score of others, appealed to the authorities to identify the perpetrators of this criminal act of terror and bring them to book.

The Secretary General then conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the families of the deceased, the government and people of Nigeria and prayed for the quick recovery of the injured.