Kaduna - The remains of the late Army officer that was abducted and later killed by yet to be identified gunmen in Kaduna State, Colonel Samaila Inusa, have been laid to rest with full military honour.
He was buried at the old Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Muslim Cemetery in the state capital on Wednesday.
The funeral prayers were attended by civil and military officers.
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Speaking at the burial ground, the Chief of Army Staff ,who was represented by the Chief Administrative Officer, Major General Ado Abubakar, described the abduction and subsequent murder of the late Colonel as a great loss to the Nigerian Army.
Inusa was kidnapped by unknown gunmen on Saturday night and was later found dead around Ajyaita village, off Eastern Bypass in Kaduna on Tuesday.
Colonel Inusa was the Commander, 81 Battalion located in Bulabulin, Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State.
He was later transferred to the Armed Forces and Command and Staff College, Jaji, where he was served until his abduction last Saturday.
- News 24