Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

NEWS

Governor Fintiri Mourns Nigerian Soldiers Killed In Chibok

Adamawa State Governor, Rt.Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has expressed condolences to the families and Colleagues of Brigadier General Dzarma Zirkusu and three other Soldiers killed in battle against insurgents.

General Zirkusu was the Officer commanding the 28 Task Force Brigade in Chibok, Borno State.

The Insurgents had launched an attack on an Army Base in Askira Uba Local Government area of Southern Borno killing the General and three others.

A statement by Humwashi Wonosikou
Press Secretary to the Governor on Sunday qouted the governor of commending the bravery of the Special Forces with the support of other troops who repelled the attack by the Insurgents.

“General Zirkusu and the three others were brave Soldiers who died in the line of duty while fighting terrorists,” Governor Fintiri said.

“I want to take this opportunity to express my deepest sympathy and that of the Government and People of Adamawa State to the families and loved ones of the fallen Heros. I stand with you. Nigeria stands with you. I deeply appreciate the sacrifice made by your loved ones in defence of our democracy, our peace and our security,” he added.

While urging all citizens to remember the families in prayers at “this difficult time”, Governor Fintiri also urged the families, President Muhammadu Buhari and the Chief of Army Staff to take heart and bear the irreparable loss knowing that their loved ones died in active service and paid the supreme sacrifice.

“We will not be cowed by these cowards. Our armed forces will continue to fulfil our mission-defeating terror. Our Soldiers’ blood will not be shed in vain,” Fintiri added.

The Governor also expressed confidence that the day is coming when Nigerians will look back at this moment in history and say “Thank God there were courageous people willing to serve because they laid the foundation for peace for generations to come”. Governor Fintiri said.

While praising the heroism of General Dzarma Zirkusu and troops fighting terrorism in Nigeria, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri noted that “we are on track to victory against evil. My thoughts and prayers go out to families of troops killed in war everyday, not just on the loss of these brave soldiers, but all who laid their lives in supreme sacrifice for the freedom of Nigeria.”

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You May Also Like

METRO/ SECURITY

Share this...FacebookTwitteremailA human rights group, Centre For Human Rights Advocacy in Taraba on Saturday has the Nigerian military headquarters to investigate the alleged extrajudicial...

METRO/ SECURITY

Share this...FacebookTwitteremailThe Nigerian military has disclosed that it will leave nothing to chance in providing adequate security before and during the October 10 governorship election in...

BIG STORY

Share this...FacebookTwitteremailThree hundred and eighty six Soldiers are formally exiting the Nigerian Army Force in what seem to be a way of protesting against...

BIG STORY

Share this...FacebookTwitteremailNo fewer than 356 soldiers in the North-East and other theatres of operation have applied to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen...

Copyright © 2021 The News Hawk. Designed by NINCHI Services Limited.

You cannot copy content of thenewshawk.ng ...sorry about that