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Boko Haram invasion: Bingham varsity debunks news

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Boko Haram invasion: Bingham varsity debunks news

The Bingham University management board has debunked the news making rounds on social media about Boko Haram’s invasion of the institution at Karu local government in Nasarawa state.

Mr. Daburi Misal, the Director of Public Affairs of the institution, who reacted to the news in a statement made available in an interview, in Abuja on Friday, urged the public to disregard the information.

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“The attention of the management of Bingham University has been drawn to an online news report by nationwide news.ng stating that `Boko Haram writes Bingham University, parents withdraw wards in panic’.

“The write-up goes on to state that Boko Haram wrote the authorities of the university, informing them of an imminent attack.

“The claim is totally false as no such letter has been received by the authorities of the university,” he said.

Daburi said that the university had however taken extra precautionary security measures in the light of information being circulated on social media.

He said that the claim that some parents had gone ahead to withdraw their children/wards from the campus was also false.

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