A suicide bomber who was on a mission to infiltrate the works department of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) on Sunday was shot dead by troops stationed in the school.
The Punch reports that the suicide bomber gained entry into the University through the back gate with the aim of penetrating the school before being gunned down by a vigilant soldier.
Confirming the incident on Monday, the public relations officer of the institution, Mr Tanko Ahmed said the incident occurred around 11pm on Sunday night.
He said the works department where the incident occurred have been cordoned off by security agents to render the area safe.
” The area have been cordoned off by security agents.”