Farouq condemns terrorist attack on humanitarian hub in Borno

By Chimezie Godfrey

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq,  has condemned the terrorists  attack on humanitarian aid facilities and killing of civilians in Damask,  a town around Lake Chad in Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno State. 

This was contained in a statement issued by the Permanent of the Ministry, Bashir Nura  Alkali. 

The Minister expressed concern over the frequent on humanitarian aid facilities in the North East region of the Country saying the violent attack will affect the support provided by the aid workers hundreds of thousands people in need of humanitarian assistance and protection in the area. 

She said,”The attack is unfortunate and against international law on humanitarian operations and aid workers. 

“It could be recalled that early March,  humanitarian aid facilities were attacked by terrorists in Dikwa , Borno State.

“The on aid facilities and killing of civilians should be condemned at all levels. 

“Humanitarian aid organizations should be allowed perform their duties in line with global best practices.

“I commiserate with the families that lost their beloved ones in the attack,  the United Nations and the humanitarian aid organizations, over the huge loss and pray that those the attack should see reason respect the right life and put an end violent killings and destruction of properties”.

Farouq commended the agencies, members of the JTF and hunters that assisted in repelling the attack.