Breaking News: Ag. General Officer Commanding 7 Division of the Nigerian Army Escape Ambush

By Ikenga Chronicles April 19, 2016

Breaking News: Ag. General Officer Commanding 7 Division of the Nigerian Army Escape Ambush

The Acting Director of the Nigerian Army Public Relations, has stated that the Acting General Office Commanding 7 Division of the Nigerian Army Brigadier General Victor Ezugwu’s by suspected Boko Harm terrorists. This was made known in a statement released by the Director, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman. According to Colonel Usman;

“The leading elements of the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Victor Ezugwu’s leading convoy was about 8.30am this morning ambushed by suspected Boko Haram terrorists en route to visit troops in Bama.

Although 1 soldier loss[sic] his live and 2 others were injured, they were able to clear the ambush, killing some of the terrorists and recovered vehicle and weapons from them. The recovered items include a Toyota Hilux vehicle, 2 AK-47 rifles and several ammunitions[sic].”

Despite the ambush, the Acting GOC still continued with his scheduled visit to Bama;

“The Acting GOC has continued his operational visit to Bama, while the body of the late soldier and the wounded have been evacuated to Maiduguri. The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai has also spoken with the GOC.

The Nigerian Army wish to reiterate its unalloyed commitment and determination to continue to clear the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists wherever they might be hiding ” the statement concluded.

The Nigerian Army has in recent months recorded telling victories over the dreaded Boko Haram terrorists.

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