The casualty figure for the
attack at the Bayero
University Kano has risen with
at least 18 people dead. Among
the victims of the attack are
Professors Jerome Ayodele of the Chemistry Department and
Andrew Leo of Library Science
department respectably of the
Bayero University Kano. The attacks carried out by
unidentified gunmen, happened
at about 8.30am in the morning
hours of Sunday as Christians
faithful were conducting their
service at the Theater hall of the university. Many students including and
other worshipers were critically
injured and taken to Mallam
Aminu Kano teaching hospital
where there is heavy presence
of security personnel guiding the entire place. Spokesperson of the Joint
Military Task Force, LT. Ikediha
Iweha also confirmed the
attack, explaining that at
about 8.30 am in the morning of
Sunday some gunmen stormed the BUK old site campus with
heavy explosives and Machine
Guns and launched attacks on
innocent worshippers, adding
that the attack was highly
sophisticated. He said before his men arrived
the scene the gun men fled the
area as the entire area that
including Dorayi, Karshen Wire,
and BUK road was cordoned off.
Iweha said the measure was part of security measure to get
on the suspects.

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