Boko Haram Torch Another School In Maiduguri
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Members of the dreaded Islamic Sect, Boko Haram, Tuesday, lived up to their name as they razed Gamari Constain Primary School in Maiduguri.Pupil who had gone to school on Tuesday morning were dumb founded when they discovered that their school had
been destroyed by fire.
Our check reveals that an overnight fire, believed to have been set by persons suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect, razed the school .
Teachers of the school told reporters that a group of persons, mostly teenagers, drove away the security guard in the night before setting the school ablaze.
One of the teachers, who lives near the school premises, said 'we heard a loud noise in the school at night and we thought it was a minor thing but when we reported for duty in the morning we discovered that fire had burnt the school.
'When we asked the security guard on duty he told us what happened.'
Mr. Samuel Tizhe, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, confirmed the incident, saying, 'we have started investigation but no arrest made yet.'
On Monday, unknown persons burned a section of the Maiduguri Experimental School, Kwanar Yobe.
Also last week, the Budum and Kulo Gomna Primary Schools were set ablaze, forcing hundreds of pupils to remain at home.
Abba Ganaram Primary School, Maiduguri was also set ablaze on Sunday by unknown persons.