The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) based in Maiduguri has confirmed the death of four persons, in a suicide attack on the University of Maiduguri, early Saturday
In a statement by Mal. Abdulkadir Ibrahim, the North East Information officer of the agency,said those killed included the bombers.
“Today at 1:10am, three suicide bombers, two men and a woman attempted to gain access into University of Maiduguri, but were sighted by the university security that stopped them for interrogation.
“While interrogating them, the two suicide bombers detonated their explosives devices which injured one of the securities and killed another.
“The third suicide bomber hid close to the vicinity of a building in the university later detonated her explosive which affected the structure of the building with no casualty.
“The injured has been taken to University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital after administering of first aid while the corpses were deposited at Borno specialist hospital,’’ Ibrahim said.
The attempted bombing of the University Saturday made it the third in role of such attack on the school.
An earlier attack had claimed the life of a veterinary doctor