Nigerian Military has suffered a loss as the commanding officer of the army Strike Force Group, Lieutenant-Colonel AE Mamudu was on Thursday killed by a vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device in Sambisa Forest.
Saharareporters reported that a young Naval officer was also killed along with Mamdu while on a patrol for Operation Deep Punch 11.
The late Lt. Col Mamudu who hailed from Kogi State was described by his colleagues as a fearless fighter
The military source disclosed that this was the second time the Lt. Col came to Northeast to serve. He was first drafted to Borno in 2015.
In 2017, the Nigerian Army HQ department of training and operations (DATOPS) posted him back to the war-tornCo zone