Many people have been feared killed in a heavy suicide attack near NNPC Mega Station along Biu/Damboa road in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
The detail of the casualties is not yet unknown, but residents said, so many people have been killed in the attack.
The Executive Secretary of Borno State Emergency Management Agency, Engr. Ahmed Satomi who confirmed the incident on his Facebook wall last night called for a better technology that will curb the spate of suicide bombing in the state.
“Just came back from the response, I am down details tomorrow may Allah save my state. We must imbibe the technological age to counter this deadly suicide bombing and other act of criminality in our dear state #safe city project #smart city project”. Engr. Satomi wrote.
The city of Maiduguri has recently come under series of attacks, including the University of Maiduguri where over a dozen people have been killed including a professor.