Suicide Bomber Kills Orderly To The Emir Of Fika In Potiskum
A suicide bomber attacked the Central Mosque in Potiskum during
Friday prayers killing the orderly of the Emir of Fika, Dr. Muhammadu
The suicide bomber and the emir's police orderly died immediately.
The bomber had targetted the Emir directly by the orderly reportedly
blocked him from the reaching the Emir and died in the course of his
doing so. The attacks on traditional rulers in the north marks a shift in the
strategy employed by Islamist militant group Boko Haram, which had vowed
to attack christians, government officials, security agents and
traditional rulers it suspects of collaborating with the army and police
in hunting down its members.