Tension as Boko Haram threatens to bomb University of Ibadan

​There was panic at the University of Ibadan on Friday afternoon, September 23, following the circulation of a letter purportedly written to all staff by the Boko Haram group threatening carryout ceaseless bombings at the institution.

University of Ibadan Main Gate

According to the circulation, the terrorist threatened to wreck monumental havoc through ceaseless bombings of the institution, beginning from Saturday, September 24.

This Day reports that the institution was threatened by the terrorist for being the first university in the country that brought in and entrenched western education in Nigeria.

The threat has thrown the university in a state of confusion as both teaching and non-teaching staff were in panic mood as they discussed the messages which was now widely circulated within the university community.

It was gathered that while some lecturers got the mail through their institutional e-mail addresses, others were copied through social platforms such as Whatsapp