Riot over blasphemy: Students desert Moddibo Adama University

Students of Moddibo Adama University of (MAUTECH), Yola, have deserted the institution following Sunday night’s riot blasphemous statement, against Prophet Muhammad posted by a student on WhatsApp.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the statement was allegedly posted on the engineering students’ group WhatsApp by a student, a that angered some Muslims students to stage a protest that turned violent.

There had been growing tension in the institution, following a recent students’ election that polarised the students along religious lines.

Speaking on the , Public Office of the institution, Hajiya Halima Bala, said she has no details of the in the school.

Bala said that students have been packing out of the school while has been beefed up.

Bala said that the first semester examination scheduled to today (Monday) has been suspended.

“As I talk to now the university management meeting ongoing. After the management meeting, there will be meeting for the next line of action to be taken by the university,” Bala said (NAN)


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