Ban marks deadly Boko Haram attack on UN in Nigeria

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon prays after laying a wreath to commemorate the fourth anniversary of a deadly attack on the global body by Boko Haram militants, in Abuja, on August 24, 2015UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Monday hailed Nigeria’s “greater stability and peace” under its new leader as he commemorated a deadly attack on the global body by Boko Haram militants. The secretary-general hugged relatives of the victims of the 2011 bombing as he laid a wreath at United Nations House in the capital Abuja and praised “the extraordinary fortitude and determination” of the survivors. “But nowhere are the memories of these colleagues more immediate, more vivid and more compelling than here in Abuja.

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