Today 11 solders of the Nigerian Army who lost their lives during Exercise “AYEM AKPATUMA” along Birnin Gwari-Funtua road on 20th March 2018 were buried.
The operation “AYEM AKPATUMA” is being conducted by the military against the Killing of farmers in the middle belt of Nigeria by Fulani Herdsmen.
Today, Thursday 29th March 2018 will forever remain indelible in the minds of all patriotic and Peace loving Nigerians, Officers and Soldiers of the Nigerian Army as well as families of 11 solders of the Nigerian Army who lost their lives during Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA along Birnin Gwari – Funtua road on 20th March 2018 were laid to rest.
It was the day that the remains of gallant heroes;
1. Private Olabode Hammed
2. Private Bamidele Adekunke Emmanuel,
3. Private Onuchukwu Christian Chigoziri
4. Private Adamu Muhammed
5. Private Lamara Ahmed
6. Private Mubarak Suleiman,
7. Private Bashir Dani
8. Private Usman Abubakar Halo
9. Private Nafiu Iliyasu
10. Private Safiyanu Ahmed
11. Private Alhassan Ibrahim
were laid to rest at the Commonwealth Cemetery Kaduna, amidst tears and befitting military burial.
We will never forget the labour labour of our heroes past.
May their souls Rest In Peace, Amen.