This is contained in a statement by the spokesman for the Command, ASP Dumgus Abdulkarim, on Saturday in Damaturu.
The prediction was contained in a weather outlook released on Thursday by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency in Abuja.
This is contained in a statement signed by Nasiru Mato, Assistant Director, in charge of the North East Zonal office of the agency and issued in Abuja on Saturday.
Lawan expressed sadness over the incident that left many shops razed and some people injured.
Akinmade said this on Sunday in Potiskum during an inspection of the ongoing federal government road projects in the Northeast.
The explosion occurred at about 9:30am
Toyin Gbadegeshin, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed the explosions to the News Agency of Nigeria in Potiskum
President Jonathan, in a statement signed his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, commiserated with families that have lost loved ones in the bombings in Kano and Potiskum
Some survivors suspected that a young female suicide bomber detonated the explosive, killing herself and others at the busy market
Potiskum is about the second largest city in Yobe State
An eye witness told Channels Television: “I can confirm to you that the situation at the moment is tense up after the twin blast went off around 3:15 this afternoon and rescue operation is still going on and no one can tell you the casualty figure now
The explosion on Sunday occurred as the market was in full swing
It was also gathered that the bomber was among the worshippers when the explosion went off around 11:15am on Monday
Among those left dead were two brothers aged 10 and 12