On Sunday, January 31, LIB shared the sad story of a Nigerian soldier, Usman Abdullahi, who was recently killed while fighting Boko Haram. Read here.
He was killed alongside four other soldiers during a gun battle with the insurgents in Dikwa, Borno state on Friday, January 29.
New details revealed that Usman recently got married. He had his wedding in Lagos on January 27, 2020.
“I received the news of Usman’s death with deep shock. He just got married on December 27, 2020. I attended the wedding here in Lagos. Though he wasn’t in attendance physically because he was on duty, his family members and friends were all here and left with the wife to Borno State that same day.
I still spoke with him last week and told him to take care of his wife. It’s just so sad. He was so jovial and caring