A Captain in the Nigerian army, Zakari Sani, Tuesday night was ambushed and brutalised alongside other officers by unknown gunmen.
The troops were on Whirl Stroke operation in Benue state. Whirl Stroke operation a full-scale military operation in collaboration with other security agencies to completely restore law, order, peace and stability in that state.
“Captain Zakari Sani, a very courageous and hardworking officer, was ambushed alongside other soldiers in Benue State while on operation WHIRL STROKE. STROKE,” the defence headquarters tweeted on Tuesday.
“The officer was badly wounded and was evacuated to Benue State University Teaching Hospital, Makurdi.”
The Force said that Sani has undergone several medical procedures which have helped to stabilise him further. Read more