Update: The 11 soldiers killed by suspected bandits in Kaduna laid to rest
The Nigerian Army on Thursday, March 29, buried the 11 soldiers killed by suspected bandits in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State last week. here
The slain soldiers were among a special detachment of troops, under Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA sent to the village to ensure security for expatriates and others working on a new road linking Zamfara State with Kaduna through Dansadau-Dangulbi and Birnin Gwari.
They were buried at Commonwealth Cemetery in Kaduna, amidst tears and befitting military burial.
Names of the gallant heroes;
1. Private Olabode Hammed
2. Private Bamidele Adekunke Emmanuel,
3. Private Onuchukwu Christian Chigoziri
4. Private Adamu Muhammed
5. Private Lamara Ahmed
6. Private Mubarak Suleiman,
7. Private Bashir Dani
8. Private Usman Abubakar Halo
9. Private Nafiu Iliyasu
10. Private Safiyanu Ahmed
11. Private Alhassan Ibrahim