The Borno state police command has arrested eight suspects in connection with the murder of Kamar Abdulkadir, a lecturer at the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID).


Abdulkadir was found dead in the pool of his blood on Sunday with several injuries inflicted on his body by his killers.

According to NAN, Nahun Daso, the state police spokesperson, told journalists that the attackers also carted away the lecturer’s vehicle, phone, and laptop.

“We reviewed the CCTV Camera and saw them going out of the University with the deceased’s vehicle. However, the quality of the video was very poor so we could not see the number of people that were inside the car,” he said.


The state police public relations officer (PPRO) added that there is an ongoing investigation into Abdulkadir’s death.

On his part, Abdullahi Shugaba, the university’s vice-chancellor, advised staff and students to “remain calm and go about their normal, legitimate businesses”.

Danjuma Gambo, the director of radio and public relations who spoke on his behalf, said the police and other security agencies have already launched an investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding his death.


“In view of the gravity of the matter, management advises all staff and students to remain calm and go about their normal, legitimate businesses because the University is working closely with relevant security agencies to get to the root of the matter,” Gambo said.

“Management also wishes to assure parents, guardians and other stakeholders that the University campus remains safe and secure for teaching, learning and community service.

“Management appreciates the numerous messages of sympathy and support from all its stakeholders in this moment of grief.”


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