JEDDAH, The Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen, has strongly condemned the appalling terrorist attack carried out on 27th April 2018 by Boko Haram extremists in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri leading to the death of a number of people and several others wounded.

The Secretary General reiterated the OIC's support for the leadership and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in their determination to annihilate Boko Haram terrorist group.

Dr. Al-Othaimeen reaffirmed the OIC's principled position that vigorously denounces all acts of terrorism and violent extremism.

Source: Emirates News Agency