The Secretary-General, United Nation (UN), António Guterres, has condemned suicide bomb attack at University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), urging the Federal Government prevent such future dastardly act.
Guterres, however, reiterated the UN’s support to Nigeria in the ongoing fight against terrorism and violent extremism.
The Secretary-General, in a statement by his spokesman, Stéphane Dujarric, condemned the series of suicide bombing attacks in Borno State.
The statement added that the Secretary-General extended his condolences to the people and Government of Nigeria for the loss of lives and property.
Guterres also wished a quick recovery to those injured in the series of suicide bombing attacks and called on the government to make sure that the perpetrators of the dastardly act would be speedily brought to justice.
It would be recalled that five Boko Haram members had in a multiple explosions that shook Maiduguri, the Borno State Capital killed 16 persons while 13 others were confirmed injured by the police on Monday.
The Borno State Commissioner of Police, Damien Chukwu, confirmed this to newsmen at a press briefing and said that the five members of the gang, two female and three male suicide bombers gained entry into the premises of the University of Maiduguri, and detonated a bomb (PBIED), strapped to his body, near the Rapid Response Services Office building.
According to him, the suicide bombers died while three of the university’s security personnel on duty sustained severe injury.