Two people lost their lives after suicide bombers attacked the University of Maiduguri on Sunday night, June 25 in Borno State, Police Spokesman Victor Isuku revealed.
Isuku, disclosing this information to journalists via the Borno Police Whatsapp page, said “At UNIMAID only one male suicide bomber died. Three university security personnel were injured. One later died.”
Isuku, who was at the scene of the incident at about 12:05 a.m. on Monday, also said, that there were other suicide attacks on the town on the Sallah night and promised to give further details.
Danjuma Gambo, a professor in the Mass Communications department of the university who also doubles as the spokesperson of the institution, confirmed the incident.
According to him, three suicide attacks took place in the university last night. After celebrating a peaceful Eid-el-Fitr during the day, residents could not go to sleep at night as sounds of bombings and shootings rented most part of the night and early hours of the dawn.