Presidency Reacts As DHQ Releases Names, Ranks Of Officers, Soldiers Killed In Delta State

Presidency Reacts As DHQ Releases Names, Ranks Of Officers, Soldiers Killed In Delta State

The presidency, on Tuesday, reacted after the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) released the details of sixteen officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army who were killed recently in Delta State.

Naloaded News recalls the DHQ, on Monday, released the identities the 16 Nigerian Army officers and soldiers killed in the Okuama community in Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State.

The army personnel comprising a Lieutenant Colonel, two majors, one captain, and 12 soldiers were killed by youths while they were on a peace mission at Okuoma community in Delta state.

It was gathered that the slain officers and soldiers were attached to the 63 Brigade of the Nigerian Arm, which included the Commanding Officer of 181 Amphibious Battalion.

The lifeless bodies of the army officers and soldiers had been retrieved by the Nigerian Army after they had responded to a distress call after a communal clash between the Okuoma and Okoloba communities in the South-South state.

In a post via its official X handle alongside a photo collage on Monday evening, the DHQ released the photos and names of the slain personnel.

Some of the victims included Lt Colonel AH Ali, (the Command Officer, 181 Amphibious Battalion, Nigerian Army).

– Maj SD Shafa (N/13976)

– Maj DE Obi (N/14395)

– Capt U Zakari (N/16348)

– SSgt Yahaya Saidu (#3NA/36/2974)

– Cpl Yahaya Danbaba (1ONA/65/7274)

– Col Kabiru Bashir (11NA/66/9853)

– LCpl Hamman Peter (NA/T82653)

– LCpl Ibrahim Abdullahi (18NA/77/1191)

– Pte Alhaji Isah (17NA/76/6079)

– Pte Clement Francis (19NA/78/0911)

– Pte Abubakar Ali (19NA/78/2162)

– Pte Ibrahim Adamu (19NA/78/6079)

– Pte Adamu Ibrahim (21NA/80/4795)

Reacting, the Presidency wrote: “Rest in Peace, our fallen heroes,” via its official X handle, and also shared the names of the deceased operatives.

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