Tears, Prayers As Twitter Reacts To Yobe School Bomb Blast

Following the death of 49 students of the a Secondary School in Potiskum, Yobe State, after a suicide bomb attack, Nigerians have taken to Twittter to condole with the nation, say their prayers as well as express their fears and doubts.

No fewer than 49 students of the the Senior Science Secondary School in Potiskum, Yobe State, have been confirmed dead after yesterday's early morning suicide bomb attack.

Student Pulse gathered that another 86 people sustained various degrees of injuries in the attack that was carried out by a suspected Boko Haram terrorist disguised as a student of the school.

Many of the victims were decapitated beyond recognition and some survivors are in critical conditions at the moment, requiring special medical attention.

Since the incident, there has been a flurry of activities as social media savvy Nigerians said their prayers and expressed their fears and doubts.

Here are some of the tweets:

Some Nigerians are however angry that President Goodluck Jonathan is declaring his ambition for a second term under the Peoples democratic Party (PDP) barely 24 hours after the tragedy.

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