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OIC Condemns Attacks on Educational Institutions in Nigeria

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(Jeddah-AlummahWorld, Muharram 20, 1436, 13 Nov 2014) The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Mr Iyad Ameen Madani has strongly condemned the latest suicide bomb attack on 10th November 2014 at the Government Technical Science College in Potiskum , Yobe State of Nigeria which caused the death of forty seven innocent students and injured over seventy nine others.

Mr Madani who expressed outrage at the continued targeting of educational institutions in the insurgency affected north eastern part of Nigeria murdering children who constitute the future of the country, described the attacks as savage and cowardly. He called for an end to these acts of brutality which run counter to our humanity.

While commiserating with the families of the victims, the Secretary General conveyed to them , the government and people of Nigeria his deepest sympathy over this tragedy. He urged the authorities to ensure that the perpetrators of this incident were brought to justice.