On Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres condemned the heinous attacks that took place over the weekend in Nigeria's Zamfara State, killing dozens of civilians.
Guterres expressed his profound sympathies to the deceased families in a statement sent by the UN Secretary-spokeswoman. General's
The UN Secretary-General also encouraged Nigerian authorities to make every effort to bring the perpetrators of these horrific murders to justice.
Mr. Guterres also reaffirmed the United Nations' solidarity and support for Nigeria's government and people in their fight against terrorism, violent extremism, and organized crime.