Senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume has expressed shock over the death of the Commander of the Sector ll Damboa military command in Damboa Local Government of Borno State, DC Bako.
Colonel Bako was killed recently by members of the terror gang, Boko Haram in an ambush while he was leading a patrol from Sabon Gari-Wajiroko axis near Damboa.
Checks revealed that the late Commander was flown to the 7 Division hospital at Maimalari Cantonment Maiduguri where he passed away.
Senator Ndume who incidentally is the Chairman Senate Committee on Army in a statement he personally signed and released to newsmen in Abuja described the late Bako as a gallant officer who “paid the paid the supreme price in defence of his fatherland.
He shall be sorely missed and forever remembered by the people of Damboa, Borno and the nation.”
Senator Ndume prayed for the repose of the soul of the deceased in Jannatul Firdaus as well as ultimate victory in the fight against Boko Haram Insurgents.
YOU SHOULD NOT MISS THESE HEADLINES FROM NIGERIAN TRIBUNE
Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai has stressed that the Nigerian Army will continue to carry out its duties of tackling insurgency, banditry, criminalities and safeguarding the territorial integrity of the country without partiality.
Kwara State Government has presented letters of appointment to seven newly appointed third class and fourth class traditional rulers.
The official presentation followed the approval by Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq after the ratification of same by the Kwara State Council of Chiefs.
Former Nigerian Ambassador to The Netherlands, Dr Olatokunbo Awolowo Dosumu, on Sunday, said that Nigerians are united in anxiety about the future of the country.
Awolowo Dosumu was one of the panellists who spoke on the theme: “Understanding Contemporary Nigeria- What Unites Us…