Science Department of the University of Jos were among the dead victims
of Tuesday’s twin bomb blasts at the Terminal Market in Jos, Plateau
students of the department. Three of them were said to be members of the
Redeemed Christian Fellowship.
hostels after receiving lectures at the old campus of the university
when they met their death.
state specialist hospital, Jos to identify the bodies, told Punch that the seven students were all friends.
because they were always together. Their lectures had just ended at
Gangere (old campus) and they were going to take a bus to their hostel
before they were caught up in the blasts. They were final year students
and members of the RCF.
terminus to deliver a message and as I was walking along the road, I
heard a deafening sound. I went blind until I found myself at the
hospital,” he said.
on Wednesday to mourn their colleagues. When our correspondent visited
the institution, it was like a graveyard.
schools in the city were empty as parents and guardians kept their
children and wards at home.
students, the Assistant Registrar, Publications and Protocol, UNIJOS,
Mr. Steve Otowo, said bodies of two of them had been identified.
Medical Laboratory Science Department, have been directed to come to the
campus with their identity cards today for verification,”Otowo added.