In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 22nd, September, 2020

Military Commander Killed By Boko Haram Laid To Relaxation As Borno Gov Presents His Widow N20m

Army Commander Killed By Boko Haram Laid To Rest As Borno Gov Gifts His Widow N20m


Military Commander Killed In Boko Haram Ambush Laid To Relaxation

The stays of late Col. Dahiru Chiroma Bako who was killed in an ambush by Boko Haram members in Damboa on Sunday, September 20, has been laid to relaxation.

Colonel DC Bako and a few troopers have been touring when their car was ambushed close to Damboa, about 85 kilometres from Maiduguri, the state capital. He died on the navy hospital in Borno state. Till his demise, he was the commander of 25 Job Drive Brigade in Damboa.

Bako was laid to relaxation in Borno state at this time September 22.

Talking at late Bako’s funeral, the state governor, Babagana Zulum, paid glowing tribute to the navy officer and introduced a home and money donation to the household of the deceased.

Gov Zulum

“Certainly it’s a very unhappy second, this isn’t a loss to the household of Late Col. Dahiru Chiroma Bako alone, to not the Nigerian Navy, it’s a loss to Borno and certainly Nigeria.”

Col. Bako was a gallant and dodged navy officer, beneath whose watch Damboa was by no means defeated. He humble and dedicated in discharging his duties, he’s a part of the success recorded in degrading boko haram insurgency in Borno State.”

He has been one of many best in making an attempt to stabilize not solely Borno however even the neighbouring Yobe State. We are going to keep in mind his contributions endlessly, could almighty Allah reward him, and forgive him.”

To his household could they bear this irreparable misplaced. To all of the troopers and officers of the Nigerian Navy that misplaced their lives, could Almighty Allah reward and forgive them. The injured ones we pray for his or her quck restoration.

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I’m reliably knowledgeable that Col. Bako didn’t have a home of his personal. We can not ignore the household he left behind. We share their grief and nothing can equal his life. Nonetheless, I’m happy to announce that Borno State Authorities will construct a befitting home for the household of late Col. Bako. I used to be additionally instructed that the Nigerian Military beneath the distinguished management of Lt. Common Tukur Yusuf Buratai has supplied a scholarship to his kids, we may also assist the household to go with the efforts of the navy.”

For the welfare of his household, Borno State Authorities will relase the sum of 20 million as assist for them. A cheque to the impact will likely be prepared later at this time or tomorrow morning” Governor Zulum stated.



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