The Police in Borno said five persons died when a suicide
bomber attacked an abattoir in Maiduguri on Tuesday.
The Commissioner of Police in the State, Aderemi
Opadokun, stated this when he spoke with journalists in
Mr. Opadokun said the attack occurred at about 11.30 a.m.
“A suicide bomber, who was shouting “Sai Buhari”, and
dancing in the abattoir, detonated Improvised Explosive
Device strapped on his body when people had gathered
“Five people, including himself, died, while eight others
sustained injuries,” he said.
Mr. Opadokun added that policemen were mobilised to the
scene to evacuate the corpses and the convey the injured to
the hospital, adding that investigation into the blast was