Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says that the death of three military personnel in Borno was a “wake-up call’’ to further strategies to defeat terrorists.
He stated this at the burial of Lt-Col. Ibrahim Aminu, Cpl. Jibril Ahmadu and Lance Cpl. Tijjani Mohammed, at the Maimalari Cantonment Cemetery, in Maiduguri, Borno State.
The Commanding Officer, 145 Task Force Battalion, Aminu and the two soldiers died on Monday when, during patrol, their vehicle ran over an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by Boko Haram insurgents. The incident occurred at Mauli-Borgozo axis, in Kaga Local Government Area of Borno state.