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US Govt reacts to killing of Borno rice farmers by Boko Haram

UNITED STATES – The US Government has condemned the recent massacre of rice farmers in Zabarmari, Borno State by Boko Haram insurgents.

OgeneAfrican had reported that some farmers were killed on their rice fields at Zabarmari, in Jere Local Government of Borno State by Boko Haram insurgents.

The terrorists beheaded the farmers on Saturday night in Zabarmari, less than 20 km from Maiduguri.

Reacting, the US in a statement on Monday, condemned the inhumane act carried out on the farmers by the Insurgents.

The US also condoled with the families and friends of those killed or kidnapped.

“The United States condemns in the strongest terms the November 28 violent attack in Borno, Nigeria.

“The United States offers our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those killed or kidnapped.

“These abhorrent attacks are a stark reminder of why the United States stands with the Nigerian government and people as they fight to defeat terrorism and work to bring the perpetrators to justice,” the statement said.

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