A Nigerian Army Commander has been killed by dreaded Boko Haram Terrorists in Borno state.
Col DC Bako who was the Commander of Sector 2, Operation Lafiya Dole, the team combating terrorists in the North-East, lost his life on Monday after terrorists ambushed him.
Spokesman for Operation Lafiya Dole, Ado Isa confirmed the sad development. He revealed that the colonel died in a military hospital in Maimalari Cantonment where he was receiving treatment after the ambush.
“Operation LAFIYA DOLE wishes to intimate the general public of the demise of one of our gallant and finest war heroes Col DC Bako.”
“It could be recalled that the professional, gallant senior officer who always led from the front and a patriotic Nigerian, led a patrol to clear Boko Haram terrorists from Sabon Gari-Wajiroko axis near Damboa when his patrol team entered an ambush at about 10:00am on Sunday, 20 September, 2020.
“Under his able leadership, the troops cleared the ambush resulting to the killing of scores of terrorists and recovery of weapons and equipment.” he stated.