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Gunmen kill gallant Air Force officer in Kaduna

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna

An officer of the Nigerian Air Force, Muhammad Auwal, has allegedly been killed by terrorists in Kaduna state.

The officer, who was killed, while on duty in Birnin Gwari on Saturday, was said to be best graduate officer at the NAF Special Forces Course held recently in Bauchi State.

Human Rights Lawyer, Bulama Bukarti, who confirmed the death of the Air Force officer, noted that the deceased is one of the latest gallant men in the NAF.

Bukarti in tweet posted on Sunday night, September 6, 2020, stated that “The Flying Officer, Muhammad Auwal, is one of the latest gallant men we sadly lost to terrorists. He was killed yesterday (5 Sept.) on duty at Birnin Gwari. 

“He’s the Best Graduating Officer at the NAF Special Forces Course that held recently in Bauchi. We’ve lost too many brave and promising men to the insecurity raging in our country. 

“Government officials and politicians must face this problem head-on. They must channel the huge sums wasted on their extravagant lifestyles to this problem and ensure every kobo is spent transparently.”

Recalled that the governor of Kaduna state, Mall Nasir el-Rufai, had on weekend, condoled with families of those, who lost their lives to bandits in Birnin Gwari, Kajuru and other parts of the state.

Insider sources said Birnin Gwari Youth Vanguard, a youth body, in-charge of furnishing general public and media with bandits’ killings in the area have been warned to stop doing so. 

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