At least 9 people were killed today by a suicide bombing in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, according to a local resident and Emergency Management Agency official.
The suicide attack occurred near the Muna garage area of Maiduguri. Baba Kura, a resident of Muna garage, told a SaharaReporters correspondent that at least nine people feared dead in the attack.
”We heard loud explosions in our area and we quickly went to the scene and we found nine people dead and a vehicle seriously damaged,” he said.
A State Emergency Management Agency official told SaharaReporters on the condition of anonymity that 6 people were recovered from the scene along Dikwa road.
The state governor ,Ben Ayade Florence Ita Giwa personally acknowledged his new position.In line with this,he will be given an official car and is also entitled to monthly remuneration.