Day soldiers wept! – Vanguard News Nigeria


As nation honours 5 Air Force personel who died in helicopter crash


By Joseph Erunke

Military personel are known for their bravery. Though they are human beings with blood running through their veins, they hadly betray emotions. This is largely due to their professional trainings to withstand any ugly situation no matter the circumstance they find themselves. Anyone who attends the burial of any military personnel who died in combat will appreciate in a situation like this, they would cry even in their uniforms like ordinary people.

On Monday, December 7, 2016,the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, wept to the surprise of many as he read the funeral oration at the graveside of seven military men killed by Boko Haram terrorists, among who was their commander, Lt. Col. Mohammed Abu-Ali. Soldiers at the event could not also hold back tears as they wept uncontrollably.

Men of the Nigerian Air Force conveying remains of five officers for burial at the Military…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper