There was confusion at UI,yesterday afternoon, following the circulation of a letter purportedly written to all staff by al-wilayat al-Islamiyya Gharb Afriqiyyah, a Boko Haram group, threatening to wreak monumental havoc through ceaseless bombings of the institution, beginning from today.
According to the message, the group said that students and staff were their targets. The university’s sin is that it is first in the country that brought in and entrenched western education.
While some lecturers got the mail through their institutional e-mail addresses, others were copied through social platforms such as WhatsApp to share the letter. In the alleged mail, the group said:
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