Boko Haram: Professor, 2 others Killed, As Many Injure in Bomb Attack in University of Maiduguri

Police Commissioner, Damian Chukwu has mobilised bomb squad to the scene of early morning suicide bomb attacks at the University of Maiduguri, where a Professor and two others were killed in the blast while thirteen others were said to have been rush to the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital tovsave their lives.

The suicide bomb attacks, today, Monday, according to University security occured at the gate one mosque and another at the entrance to gate five while muslim faithful are going for the early morning prayers and students rushing to catch a glimpse of their book before an early morning exam.

Our Correspondent also gathered that, rumour of bomb attack has been going on for a long time and security were mobilise at gate one and two of the University to check all incomin vehicles as well as at the University motor park to check students bags in other to prevent the incident of bomb explosion in the Unvisersity.

It was also reported that, several times the Boko Haram militants has made attempts to attack the University, but on several occasion the military repelled many advancement by the terrorists group to stop learning or close the University during the heydays in Maiduguri.

“Professors and Doctors from the University has been killed and other abducted by the Boko Haram militants, all in an attemptcto ensure that the University is close but they could not achieve their aims.This is the first time they succeeded in causing serious damage on the University and i guess, this is due to laxity on the part of the security in the University.” One of the lecturers at the University said.

He said, five people including another lecturer who were said to have been rushed to the University of Maiduguri Teaching hospital this morning are in critical condition and need the prayers of all at this time.


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