Minister Baird Condemns Easter Attack in Nigeria

April 8, 2012 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement on the terror attack in the central Nigerian city of Kaduna:

“Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by these cowardly acts.

“We are saddened that, on this Easter Sunday, Nigerian Christians are being denied their fundamental human right to practice their beliefs without threat to their safety.

“Canada urges all people in Nigeria to work with the government in bringing an end to hateful and divisive attitudes, and in bringing those responsible for these terrible attacks to justice.”

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