One of many six Nigerian Air Drive personnel, 271 Group, who had been ambushed and killed by bandits alongside Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Street, had three weeks to marry.
The deceased, pilot Abubakar Ahmad, was among the many victims who had been killed on February 13.
Kaduna state has been on the middle of renewed bandit assaults, significantly in rural communities, with many deaths, for probably the most half unreported.
Based on a NAF assertion on Saturday, troops from the 271st Nigerian Air Drive thwarted an ambush by a gaggle of bandits in Ungwan Laya, close to Birnin Gwari, killing lots of them.
The NAF Public Relations and Info Director Ibikunle Daramola introduced this in an announcement in Abuja.
A former federal lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani, who’s from the Kaduna South district, additionally confirmed that Ahmad was on account of get married in three weeks, whereas pitying his household on Twitter on Monday.
“The pilot Abubakar Muhammad Ahmad and a few of these colleagues had been killed by bandits yesterday in an ambush alongside Kaduna Birnin Gwari Street. He ought to get married in three weeks, ”he tweeted.
The previous lawmaker stated he was on a condolence go to to Ahmad in Kaduna on Sunday.
NAF spokesman Daramola stated the troops may struggle their means by means of the ambush and kill a number of of the 100+ bandits.
Nonetheless, he added that an unknown variety of courageous Nigerian Air Drive personnel concerned within the operation misplaced their lives whereas others had been injured and obtained remedy.
Based on the NAF spokesman, the chief of the air workers, Oladayo Amao, has provided condolences to the household of courageous officers who paid the very best value.
“On behalf of all NAF officers, aviators, and civilian workers, the CAS pities the households of the fallen heroes and prays that Almighty God will grant their souls peaceable relaxation.
“The CAS, which visited the injured hospital workers tonight, has urged all NAF workers to stay decided and to proceed to work diligently in synergy with nurses and different safety companies to rid the Northwest of all prison components. ” he stated.