Sahara News
Breaking News in Nigeria and World wide

UN Reacts As Boko Haram Terrorists Kill Another Aid Worker

SAHARANEWS – Following the killing of an aid worker in Borno State, the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kellon, has condemned the killing.

SaharaNews had reported that the aid worker before his death was working with Action Against Hunger, an international Non Governmental Organisation in Borno State.

Kellon said he was extremely concerned about the increasingly dangerous and restrictive operating environment for implementing humanitarian assistance in crisis-affected areas, where humanitarian aid workers continue to face challenges as they strive to deliver urgent, life-saving assistance.

ALSO READ:  "We Have Nigeria Govt Where We Want Them, They Will Never Come Out Of This As One Entity I Assure You, Chukwu Okike Abiama Is Guiding Every Step We Take" - Nnamdi Kanu

Mr. Kellon in a statement made available to Igbere TV also said he was appalled and deeply saddened by the news of the horrific execution of the aid worker by terrorists.

“My most heartfelt condolences go to his family, friends and colleagues. The United Nations calls on authorities to ensure the perpetrators are brought to justice. The United Nations also calls for the immediate release of all aid workers who are still in captivity.

ALSO READ:  SHOCKING!!! Lawmaker Dies After Winning Re-election Bid

“I renew the call for all parties to the conflict to ensure the protection of aid workers and to respect international humanitarian law according to the humanitarian principles of humanity, neutrality, independence and impartiality.

“The humanitarian community in Nigeria is working in line with the 2019-2021 Humanitarian Response Strategy, jointly agreed with the Government of Nigeria, to provide life-saving assistance to 6.2 million of the most vulnerable people in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states,” Kellon said.

ALSO READ:  BREAKING: Finally, Akpabio Lists Senators, House Members Awarded NDDC Contracts (SEE Names)

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.

error: Content is protected !!