Top military officers of the Nigerian Army have not escaped the security challenges which has overwhelmed the security structure of the country and has led to the death of Nigerians.
Nigerians over the years have suffered attacks carried out by unknown gunmen, bandits, herdsmen and Boko Haram terrorists.
Though the Federal Government of Nigeria claims to be overcoming the security challenges in the country, the situation seems to be worsening daily.
According to Daily Trust, no fewer than 183 personnel of the Nigerian military were killed either by bandits, hoodlums, gunmen, Boko Haram terrorists, cultists, armed robbers, between January and June 2021 in the line of their duties.
Here is the list of senior military officers that have been killed by unknown gunmen.
1. Major-General Hassan Ahmed
2. Major MS Samaila
3. Major J.F. London
4. Colonel SB Onifade
5. Major General Idris Alkali
6. Colonel Mohammed Barack
7. Colonel Samaila Inusa
8. Colonel MZ Manu
9. Dahiru Chiroma Bako
10. Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh