Askira-Uba attack: Zulum lauds military for resilience empathises over loss

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Borno Governor Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has commended the Nigerian military for putting up strong resilience in a battle with fighters from the Islamic State of West Africa Province, who launched attacks on a military base in Askira/Uba Local Government Area of southern Borno State, on Saturday morning.

Governor Zulum, in a statement by his spokesman, Malam Isa Gusau on Saturday paid tribute to troops at the base as well as troops from neighbouring commands, who mobilised to provide reinforcement before they were ambushed. 

Governor Zulum, while commiserating with the military over the loss of some military officers and personnel, thanked the fallen heroes for what he called…



Source: Nigerian Tribune

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