Nigeria – Attack against a mosque (November 11, 2017)


France condemns the attack carried out on November 21 against a mosque in Mubi, in Adamawa State in Nigeria, which left at least 50 people dead.

We extend our condolences to the victims’ families and the Nigerian authorities.

It is vital to continue the military efforts to neutralize the terrorist group Boko Haram which is continuing to mount attacks against the populations. France supports the Multinational Joint Task Force established for this purpose on the initiative of Cameroon, Niger, Nigeria and Chad and stands alongside the countries in the region in their efforts to combat terrorism in the Lake Chad basin.