Governor Kashim Shettima paid a visit to the victims of the Maiduguri bomb blast which occoured on Sunday, December 11 and perpetuated by two Boko Haram suicide bombers.
The attack occoured in the morning and 17 people were left injured while the suicide bombers lost their lives.
In reaction, Shettima called for an emergency security meeting with markets, motor parks, shopping centres’ officials.
The meeting is expected to take place on Monday, December 12 at the Government House in Maiduguri.
The governor visited the site of the attack before he went to the emergency ward of the hospital were the victims were receiving treatment.
He said: “Tomorrow, we will be having an emergency security meeting involving management of all the markets, motor parks, shopping centers, football fields and other attack prone areas and the we will invite the Civilian JTF and of course our security officials so that we cross pollinate ideas and come up with some new measures that will strengthen our existing security structure around markets.
“We have been taking different steps as the insurgents change their ways, we will all meet and come with measures that will not be made public.
“This suicide attack is highly unfortunate, I condole and commiserate with the families of the victims. Insha Allah, we will always the best we can to prevent this kind of blood bath.”