The Commissioner of Police in the State, Aderemi Opadokun, expressed this when he talked with writers in Maiduguri. Mr. Opadokun said the assault happened around 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.
Mr. Opadokun added that policemen were mobilised to the scene to empty the bodies and the pass on the harmed to the doctor’s facility, including that examination concerning the impact was continuous.