“A professor and four other persons were killed on Monday January 16, 2017 when a male suicide bomber detonated a bomb at the Senior Staff Quarters of the University of Maiduguri, (UNIMAID), Borno State,” NAN reported.
According to the Chairman of State Emergency Management Agency(SEMA), the killed don was identified as Prof. Aliyu Usman Mani, the Director of Veterinary of the University.
In addition to the fatalities, The Commissioner of Police(CP), Damian Chukwu, said that 15 persons, who sustained various degrees of injuries were rushed to hospital.
“At about 5:45 a.m. a mobile police officer who is on duty sighted a suicide bomber who was trying to scale the fence at Gate Five of the university. Suspicious of his movement, the mobile police officer instantly gunned him down and his bomb exploded and killed him instantly,” NAN reported.
“The second suicide bomber, a seven year-old detonated the second explosive at the senior staff quarters mosque in the university where a professor, and four persons were killed and 15 persons sustained various degrees of injuries and were rushed to the hospital,”said Chukwu according to NAN report.
It would be recalled that the Nigeria President has declared victory against Boko Haram and even raised their flag at Aso Rock, but yet Boko Haram is still bombing and killing innocent civilians.