A Corporal of the Nigerian Army assigned to the Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Army Super Camp 15, situated at Malam Fatori went sarcastic in early hours of 26 February 2020 and opened fire killing 4 of his colleagues before killing himself.
According to a statement by Sagir Musa, Colonel Acting Director of Army Public Relations, he said two other colleagues were also injured during the incident and are currently in stable condition in our hospital in Maiduguri.
Colonel Musa added that efforts are ongoing to reach out to the families of our gallant colleagues who paid the supreme price in the line of duty. May their gentle souls Rest In Peace.
Meanwhile, an investigation into the matter has since been launched to determine the circumstances that led to the unfortunate incident.