According to reports, the remains of Lt. Col. Muhammed Abu-Ali and six other soldiers killed in battle last Friday were committed to earth at the National Military Cemetery, Abuja, yesterday.
President Buhari, represented by Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, extolled the virtues of the fallen heroes, saying: “The officer and soldiers together with their colleagues have shown unalloyed commitment to the common good of all Nigerians. They were fearless, responsive, inspiring, selfless and dedicated to the discharge of their duties.”
He added: […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a high powered delegation to be led by the Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, to represent him at the funeral of late Col. Abu Ali and others on Monday.
Other members of the delegation include the Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, and the Minister of State Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bawa Bwari.
In a condolence message, Buhari said that the sacrifices of fallen officers and men in the war against terrorism in Nigeria will […]