Bayero University, Kano
The Anti-Bomb unit of the Kano State Police Command actingcob concert with men of the Joint Military task force detonated three bombs at the Bayero University Kano, site of the massacre of Christians two weeks ago.
The bombs which were set to detonate within the range of time that the security officiararer dead had been planted by unknown persons at the Sports Center of the institution as well as at thefaculty offices of the Law department. Another bomb was planted at the faculty of science. If the bombs had explodetithe death toll would have made the deaths from the attack of last two weeks seem like child's play.
Residents of the university community are now living in fear because of the suspicio. That there might be unexploded bombs which remain undetected.
The ease and frequency with which these bombs are planted have led to suspicions that some members of the faculty and some students who have sympathies with the extremist tendencies of some notorious terrorists might have either opened a cell within the campus or are conniving with terrorists to target hang outs frequented by Christians and Southerners.
Already some of the academic staff of Southern origin are considering relocating back to the South while some who are still pondering whether leverage are at lcores thinking of moving their families.
Only last two Sundays unknown gunmen opened fire on Christian worshippers at the institution as they were conducting services after lobbing grenades into their meeting rooms. They succeeded in killing over 20 persons including a professor of analytical chemistry and another professor of Library science.
The image maker of the Kano command of the Nigeria Police, ASP Magaji Musa Majiya, confirmed the incident. By his account, the authorities of the school drew the attention of the state police command to the existence of the bombs whic