We were sent by God – Dying suicide bomber
A suicide bomber whose arms were blown off by an explosive device before target had confessed on the Hospital bed before he finally gave up that they were sent to kill by God and until their mission was accomplished, no one will stop them.
The suspected suicide bomber who made this confession in Bauchi on Wednesday died on his hospital bed shortly after his confession, as disclosed by the Nigerian police in Bauchi State.
The police had disclosed that the suspected suicide bomber gave up the ghost on his hospital bed at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital, Bauchi, where he was being treated after the bomb he was carrying exploded before he got to his target.
Following the serious injuries sustained as a result of the blast, he was rushed to the hospital by the men of the Nigerian police but could not make it.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Idris Abubakar had in a statement affirmed that , the suicide bomber could not provide enough information to the police before he finally died on the hospital bed.
He said, “On June 19, at about 5.05pm, an anonymous caller informed the Divisional Police Officer, Township, Bauchi, that there was an explosion opposite ANPP Secretariat along Gombe road, Bauchi.
“The police went to the scene and on arrival, a young man was found at the scene seriously injured.
“Upon search by the police bomb experts, it was discovered that the unidentified man was hit by an improvised explosive device he was carrying.
“We recovered one revolver pistol and five rounds of life ammunition on him.’’
He further disclosed that , “The bomber was rushed to the ATBUTH but died in the course of treatment.
“Before his death, the suicide bomber confirmed that he was member of Boko Haram Islamic sect.’’
The suicide bomber was said to have travelled from Adamawa state on Tuesday with the device but could not make it to his actual target in Bauchi before the bomb got detonated.
Police confirmed that the bomb was hidden in his backpack. However, nemesis caught up with him when he dropped the bag on the floor to urinate in a corner of the road where the bomb got detonated and disfigured part of his body, including his lower arms.
The suicide bomber who was subsequently arrested by the police amid tears and pain had told the police and onlookers that he was a member of the Boko Haram sect and was on a God mission to Bauchi just like other members were also on their way to other states and cities as sent by God.
After been searched, a gun was also found on him before he was later taken to the hospital where he eventually died