Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has expressed sadness over the bomb blast in a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa State, North-east Nigeria.
The blast occurred Tuesday afternoon while worshippers were holding Zuhr (Afternoon) prayer.
Atiku gave his reaction via his Twitter account.
He wrote, ”I’m saddened by the news of the suicide bomb attacks in Mubi today. My prayers and thoughts are with the families of the deceased and the injured.”
Meanwhile, Adamawa Government has confirmed 27 dead and 56 injured from the Tuesday’s twin blast in Mubi town.
The state Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Ahmad Sajoh, said that the 56 injuried persons were on admission in hospital.