The Police Command in Borno has confirmed the killing of a suspected male suicide bomber after a failed attack at the University of Maiduguri today. The spokesman for the command, Mr Victor Isuku stated this in a statement in Maiduguri.
He said the bomber had taken cover in a ditch within the neighbourhood of the University of Maiduguri Children Secondary School, at the eastern end of the campus. Isuku added that the bomber sighted security personnel coming towards the direction of his hiding place and hurriedly detonated his explosive, killing him only.
He said that the police have already cordoned off the place and rendered it safe. Three male suspected suicide bombers died after a failed attack at the university’s female hostel on Thursday night.