Monday, 1 April 2013

University Lecturer shot dead in Maiduguri

A senior lecturer with the department of Mass Communication, University of Maiduguri, Malam Murtala Mohammed has been shot dead by unknown gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect.

The University Don was shot dead today, Sunday at about 5 pm while on a visit to inspect his ongoing building project around 202 Housing Estate in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.

Murtala who was undergoing his Doctorate degree course was said to have died on the spot when the gunmen fired several shots at him.

Although, there was no confirmation from the Police, several attempts to get the Borno State Police Commissioner to comment on the incident did not yield result.

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