Yobe - The death toll of students of the Federal Government College Buni Yadi, in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State killed, has risen to 59, according to Daily Trust.
Members of the Boko Haram sect shot or burned to death 59 pupils in the boarding school overnight while several other students were injured.
A hospital worker where the bodies were deposited, revealed that the total body count stood at 59 as more bodies were brought in on Tuesday.
President Jonathan assured that Armed Forces of Nigeria and other security agencies will continue to prosecute the war against terror with full vigour, diligence and determination until the dark cloud of mass murder and destruction of lives and property is permanently removed from our horizon.
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