The authorities of the Nigerian Army have announced that a Brigadier General Of the Army dead, after an attack on the deceased camp.
The attack was carried out by members of the Islamic State West Africa Province terrorist group in the Askira Uba Local, Borno State earlier today.
Brigadier Onyema Nwachukwu, the head of the Nigerian Media and publicity announced the Brigadier General of the Nigerian Army, Dzarma Zirkusu, dead alongside three others.
According to sources, a fight ensued between the Joint Task Force, North East Operation named “Hadin Kai” who went into a gun battle while trying to wade off the terrorists. They were outnumbered by the large number of terrorists and they dropped dead while trying to stall out time for reinforcement.
Lt. Gen Faruk Yahaya, the Chief of Army Staff has sent out a memo to all the affected families.