​APC condemns ​​attack on French magazine

Lai Mohammed

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the offices of a French Magazine in Paris that left 12 dead, saying terrorism anywhere is abhorrent and will not win.

In a statement issued in Abuja on Friday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said the senseless attack was a dagger in the heart of freedom of expression and press freedom, hence must be condemned by all who believe in these fundamental human rights.

It said any attack against these basic human rights is an attack on the society itself, thus underlining the seriousness of the deadly attack on the French magazine.

“Nothing in the world can justify the action of some deranged gunmen in engaging in cold-blooded murder of innocent people simply because of their beliefs and way of life. Those who carried out these killings are despicable and barbaric human beings,” APC said.

The party commiserated with the French authorities and the entire French media for the indescribable tragedy that has hit them, while saying the authorities concerned must do everything within their powers to bring the perpetrators of the heinous crime to justice, to serve as a deterrent to others like them.


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  • BlackieUmukoro

    Wonder why APC did not call for the resignation of the French President as they always do in Nigeria. Crocodile condemnation

    • King Carlos

      Reaction of the French president was swift and nothing compared to sluggish reaction to national security by Jonathan. 12 people were killed in France and the whole country came to a halt, hundreds die in Nigeria and president still campaigns to be reelected.

      • BlackieUmukoro

        Are u a terrorist too. So because of your terrorist acts, elections should not go on in Nigeria? Gone nuts Sent from my BlackBerry wireless device from MTN

        • progressive

          Pdp have failed. Nigerians are ready to vote for change. Lai mohammed have laid a good example this is a that should be commended for its effort despite the way pdp have been mis informing nigerians

          • BlackieUmukoro

            Dream on
            Sent from my BlackBerry wireless device from MTN

      • Uwem

        Nobody said, as did Bokohari, that attack on Boko Haram was an attack on the North, or anything similar. If you need someone to blame for not acting promptly, for not taking decisive action at the onset of Boko Haram, your man is Obasanjo, under whom the beasts emerged.

      • Yusuf

        the same day about 2000 innocent people where killed in Baga, and it is very norman to our government. The french government sent hundreds of troops and about two choppers to arrest two terrorists, but in Nigeria a gang of few terrorists will overrun almost 3 states and kill at wish, it is just that we are too insensitive

    • progressive

      Pdp is the wicked soul of this country we need change. Nigerians are tired if impunity

      • BlackieUmukoro

        Are u really progressive?
        Sent from my BlackBerry wireless device from MTN

  • Alhaja Messi (nee-Osinbajo)

    Isn’t this coming rather late?? APC seems so preoccupied with anything that smells like Jonathan that they leave very other serious issues unattended to!
    This APC ‘condemnation’ even seems half-hearted..considering the way APC is widely known to celebrate attacks back home. Charity begins at home? Not for APC. For crying out loud, APC has even been endorsed by ‘MEND’! This ‘endorsement’ was even curiously received with a lot of jubilation and back slapping by the APC online e-zombies!
    VERY STRANGE HAPPENINGS If you ask me! What keeps baffling me and other sane peace loving Naijas is the soft spot APC chieftains appear to have for terror organizations..bearing in mind the past calls for amnesty for terrorists by the APC presidential candidate!

    • progressive

      Apc will continue to fight for the human rights of its citizens not like the present administration that have not been able to listen to its electorate

  • OMAS

    Alhaja Messi and BlackieUmukoro thank you for your good comments you have said it all .You spoke my mind.

  • Omooba Adekunle Orafidiya

    APC’s condemnation of the terrorists is not even skin deep because APC, an Islamic Party, is the political wing of Boko Haram. How, then, can terrorists condemn fellow terrorists?

    • progressive

      You Pdp e rats have all come here to say rubbish after all you don’t have any prove to back your allegation

  • Rollingdollar

    Wha o APC condemn attack in France. Did APC not call for the resignation of French President? Did APC notice that former French President Sarkozy immediately rushed to show solidarity with the current president as the situation unfolded. APC wicked political party.

    • Ezigbo Nwa

      Wha o Rollingdollar. Is there anything like plagiarism of the brain? You stand accused of copying stuff from my brain. But something you failed to mention: APC leadership and members are of the opinion that we cannot think deep enough to understand their mission.

      • progressive

        Whether you care to listen, apc lead by example. What has pdp achieved

    • Yusuf

      Think of your own situation if you are sensible. This same terrorists are better in the eyes of this french men than u, how many days will it take u to get a shangen visa? they see u as an animal. The same terrorists are unemployed arabs with known criminal records and known alQaeda links but freely living in france. 2000 innocent people died the same day in Baga but how many media houses care; we are less human bcus we dont value our won lives. I die U celebrate and U die I celebrate. it is nonsensical. Even Nigerians made more noise about this killing than that of our own people

      • emmanuel

        They are unemployed Arabs they are muslims.

        Muslims do not have to be unemployed to be violent. It is your religious creed to killI.

        Who said so mumu Coulibali is African and yreated as their citizen.

        Who set us back in the first place? Fulani pretenders

        Imagine a Sanusi who kept shouti g of empoweri g women taking an underage girl as wife.

        The burden of too many wives is the reason you people cannot take Nigeria anywhere

        Imagine a man who flies a chartered jet from Abuja to go sleep with another mans wife in Lagos – Fulani brain!

        • Yusuf

          If u will take time to read your own bible from first page you will probably hide yourself in shame. Your own God (as u made yourself to believe) is a product of a second wife, his great great…grand father is Abraham. Its in your own bible

      • progressive

        This is the main reason apc must took power so that they can fight terrorism and also fight corruption

        • Otile

          How can you call fight for Allah terrorism? re you still in APC?

      • Otile

        They are unpeople.

    • progressive

      Shut up apc is concerned about the life’s and property of the people

      • Otile

        Are you no longer fighting for Allah?

  • emmanuel

    What were the position of your leaders when similar cartoons in the past led to Kano riots? You all kept mum, and encourages the rioters with your body languages.

    Na because una want vote.

    When it is Nigeria, you condem the president rather than the bombers and terrorist.

    Bunch of vampires