President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the host of world leaders to commiserate with Belgium over the recent terrorist attack in Brussels that killed 30 people and injured 230
A statement issued by the president’s media aide, Mr. Femi Adesina said Buhari commiserated with Prime Minister Charles Michel and Belgians over the loss of at least 30 lives in the attacks.
Buhari assured Prime Minister Michel and the people of Belgium that Nigeria is in full solidarity with them on their day of national anguish and pain.
He said the disturbing attack on Brussels further reiterated the need for global international collaboration to effectively combat global terrorism and its perpetrators.
The president assured the global community that under his leadership, Nigeria would continue to work with other countries of the world to ensure that terrorism never triumphs over free, peaceful and law-abiding nations and people of the world.
In France, French Premier, Manuel Valls declared that Europe was at war, adding: “We have been enduring acts of war for many months in Europe. And in the face of this war, we need an every minute mobilization.”
Britain’s Prime Minister, David Cameron said: “I am shocked and concerned by the events in Brussels. We will do everything we can to help.” He said he would chair a meeting of government ministers on the events in the Belgian capital.
Ohio Governor, John Kasich tweeted: “I want to express my solidarity with the people of Belgium in the aftermath of the attacks that took place in Brussels. Along with every American, I am sickened by the pictures of the carnage, by the injuries and by the loss of life.”
Republican presidential frontrunner, Donald Trump cautioned in a tweet that the US must be “vigilant and smart”. Democratic presidential frontrunner, Hillary Clinton tweeted: “My thoughts and prayers are with the families of those killed and wounded, and all the people of Belgium.”