President Muhammadu Buhari moments ago condemned the terrorist attack carried out at the University of Maiduguri earlier today.
The bomb explosion which occurred in the mosque during the early morning prayer killed a Professor of Medicine, four yet to be identified persons and injured about 15 others.
According to the statement released, President Buhari expressed sympathy and heartfelt condolences to the university community and families of the victims.
He said the terrorists attack on the mosque shows how godless the group is, with no understanding of Islam.
He also said the actions of the dreaded sect are cowardly, punishable before God, and by the laws of Nigeria.
He urged all Nigerians to be vigilant just as the Nigerian Armed Forces are combating with remnants of the insurgents.
While assuring that the country will triumph over terror, he wished the injured victims a speedy recovery.