Soldiers Killed By Boko-Haram In Jakana Ambush, Buried

The body of an officer of the Nigeria Army who was killed in an ambush launched by Boko Haram insurgents in Jakana village along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway has been buried.

The late military officers buried on Friday August 16 were identified as Colonel Kenneth Elemele, Lance Corporal Dimos Daniel, Oguntuase Ayo, Ajijola Sunday and Private (PTE) Akinola Ayoola.

They were buried at the military cemetery of the 7 Division Maimalari Cantonment in a ceremony attended by their Next of Kins and family members.

Six military personnel died in the July 17 attack, however it was learnt that a soldier and a Captain have already been buried according to Islamic rites.

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