UN won't be deterred by bombing in Nigeria

Deputy Secretary-General (right) visiting victims of the blast in Abuja

The United Nations won't be deterred by the terrorist car-bombing of its compound in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria on Friday last week in which 23 people were killed and more than 80 others injured.

That's the message of the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Asha-Rose Migiro who went to Nigeria immediately after the bombing.

Ms. Migiro says it is known that the group called Boko Haram has claimed responsibility but investigations are still ongoing to see if it was working with others.

"The perpetrators must be brought to justice. The work of the United Nations will continue. We want to do it. The people we are working with want to see this work continue- maternal health, children's health, issues relating to environment, overall development agenda – these do now stop. We are going to continue with the good work that the United Nations is doing and we are not going to be deterred from the work that we are doing."

Duration: 25"

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