It has been reported that Colonel D.C Bako of the Nigerian Army, has been killed by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State.
A newsletter signed by an army spokesman, Colonel Ado Isa, revealed that the fallen soldier was gallant and was one of the finest war heroes.
The newsletter read in part;
“Under his able leadership, the troops cleared the ambush resulting in the killing of scores of terrorists and recovery of weapons and equipment.
“Sadly, however, he was wounded in action and immediately evacuated by the Air Task Force Operation LAFIYA DOLE to the 7 Division Hospital at Maimalari Cantonment.
“The late senior officer was recuperating well after a successful operation at the hospital, in good spirit, and also said his prayers in the early hours of this morning before his sad passing on at the hospital. May Almighty Allah grant his soul eternal rest. Ameen,
Source: Channels TV