A suicide bomber who blew up an abattoir in Maiduguri was allegedly screaming ‘Sai Buhari’ before detonating IEDs strapped on him, Commissioner of Police in Borno, Aderemi Opadokun, says.
According to PREMIUM TIMES, 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 around him.
“Five people, including himself, died, while eight others sustained injuries,” he said.
He added that investigation into the blast was ongoing.