Hauwa Leman (image courtesy ICRC)

United States has commiserated with the family of Hauwa Liman, the aid worker recently executed by a faction of terrorist group Boko Haram after her abduction in Borno state, northeast Nigeria.

Reacting to Liman’s killing through its embassy in abuja, the US assured Nigeria of its continuous support in the fight against terrorism.

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“The U.S. Embassy extends its heartfelt condolence to the family of Hauwa Muhammed Liman and the International Committee of the Red Cross. We stand in solidarity with our Nigerian partners as we work to defeat ISIS-West Africa and prevent these tragedies. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Hauwa’s family, to her colleagues, and to those still suffering in captivity,” it said in a statement on Tuesday.

Concise News had reported that President Muhammadu Buhari spoke with Hauwa’s father, Mohammed Liman, by phone.

The Nigerian leader commiserated with her family, regretting that all the efforts to save her life turned out unsuccessful.