Recalling the statement of the COFCOR condemning acts of terrorism in Nigeria, the Community Council of Ministers of CARICOM expresses strong condemnation of the continuing brutal massacre of thousands of innocent civilians in Nigeria by the terrorist group Boko Haram,the CARICOM Secretariat stated.

The Council appeals to the international community to display greater urgency in addressing the continuing slaughter by these terrorists in Nigeria and nearby countries.

The Council is of the view that acts of terrorism wherever they are perpetrated must be met with the strongest international response and calls for concerted action to bring an end to the horror being experienced in Nigeria in particular.

The Council also calls for greater support to the Nigerian Government to combat these acts of terrorism and so enable their citizens to conduct their daily lives without