Two male suicide bombers have been intercepted along the protective wall behind the University of Maiduguri, UNIMAID.
Victor Isuku, Police PRO, Borno State command, in a statement on Friday, said joint security operatives deployed to the University shot dead one of them, while the second hurriedly detonated IED strapped to his body, killing himself, to avoid being captured alive.
The statement recalled that “the command recently deployed a full unit of PMF personnel, as well as guard and sniffer police dogs to the University, to compliment the presence of security personnel there.
“These deployments have started yielding the desired results, amongst which are, to prevent and nip in the bud any attempt by these enemies of peace to threaten the lives and safety of the University of Maiduguri community and it’s environs.
“Police EOD team were drafted to sanitize the scene and its environ, and normalcy has since been restored.”