Boko Haram: How Nigerian Soldier Shot And Killed His Commanding Officer In Borno State

Soldier to be buried today

Boko Haram: How Nigerian Soldier Shot And Killed His Commanding Officer In Borno State: A soldier of the Nigerian Army, Private Azunna Maduabuchi has reportedly killed his commanding officer, Lieutenant Babakaka Shehu Ngorgi.

Soldier to be buried today

The incident happened on Wednesday, July 29 in Bama, Borno State.

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Maduabuchi was said to have opened fire on the Lieutenant, fired eight rounds at the officer, at close range, killing him on the spot shortly after the troops returned to their base after an operation against Boko Haram Terrorists according to HumAngle reports.

Ngorgi was the Adjutant of 202 Tank Battalion Bama Northeastern Nigeria.

Top Gist Portal understands that the Lieutenant Ngorgi graduated from the Nigerian Defence Academy in 2016 as a member of regular course 63 and later commissioned into the Nigerian Army. He was recently married.

It is understood that the remains of the late officer will be buried this morning (Thursday) in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno.

The development brings to the forefront again, the recent calls for the government to carry out a mental evaluation of soldiers deployed on the war front in the ongoing counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operation against Boko Haram.

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