Youngest Daughter Of Nigerian Soldier Killed By Boko Haram Turns One Today. Photos
Posted On 09/12/2016
Happy birthday to Nana Khadija, the youngest child of slain Lt Col Umar, who turns one today. B.U. Umar, a lieutenant colonel and commanding officer of 114 TF battalion of the Nigerian Army was ambushed alongside his troops last month between Bita and Piridang.
According to reports, his vehicle stepped on an improvised explosive device, but he was not hurt. He came out to assess the damage on the vehicle and Boko Haram opened fire and killed him in the process. The soldiers were said to be on their way to Yola in Adamawa State from Bita in Borno State when the incident occurred.