Three Mosque and Four Lecture Theaters burned down after a serious crisis broke out among the Muslims and Christians students of the Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH) Yola, which lead to a hurried deployment of soldiers and anti-riot police.
‘’The Crisis erupted after two Christian Student from the department of Survey and Geo-Informatics publish a blasphemy write-up about the Prophet Muhammad may PBUH which led the Muslims students staged a peaceful protest calling for the school authority to take necessary action about the students but the school management said nothing.
Similarly, another Christian student yesterday the 5th of February, 2018 afternoon came out in public ranting about Islam and the Holy prophet Muhammad SAW that leads to instant violent between the Muslims and Christians students which resulted to burning of three Mosques in the school.
Our source further confirmed to us that in the evening after the Magrib prayers some students mobilized their selves to a lecture theatre where the Christians are worshipping in protest to bring out those that burned down their mosque which also results to another crisis that resulted to burning down of 3 other Lectures Theatres in the school.
Already the university is closed on the alleged orders of the Vice Chancellor, sources and fleeing students told Inside Arewa.
When contacted, the police spokesperson in Adamawa, Othman Abubakar, said, “There was crisis between students over leadership of unions but already anti-riot police have been deployed.
“Though no loss of lives however some places were destroyed by the students but normalcy has been restored now,’’ Mr. Abubakar, an assistant superintendent of police, said.