The Secretary-General of the UN,

Guterres, in a statement  by his spokesman, Stéphane Dujarric, condemned the series of suicide bombing attacks in Maiduguri on Monday.

“The Secretary-General reiterates the United Nations’ support to the Government of Nigeria in its fight against terrorism and violent extremism,” the statement read.

The UN chief also wished a quick recovery to those injured in the series of suicide bombing attacks.

According to him, he hopes that those responsible for the dastardly act will be swiftly brought to justice.a