Omokoshaban learn that the officers and soldiers were killed when repelling Boko Haram attack, last week.
Lieutenant, Babakaka Shehu Ngorgi of the 202 Battalion in Bama, Borno State, was said have married newly before the attack the claim his life.
Babakaka Shehu Ngorgi
A captain and major were also among the victims that was killed by the terrorist.
“We got a signal that we lost about 10 soldiers to Boko Haram terrorists. One of them, Lieutenant Babakaka Ngorgi just got married recently. I attended his marriage on 7th of December, 2019 at the command guest house in Maiduguri. A captain and another major were also killed,” a senior army officer told SaharaReporters.
Dozens of soldiers have been killed since Boko Haram began attacking military bases in 2018.
“In the last one week, Boko Haram fighters have killed and wounded several Nigerian soldiers in the city of Baga, Magumeri, Baga to Cross Kauwa highway and Maiduguri-Damboa highway,” the source added.NaijaBlog.ng