By Lillian Ogbonna (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – The shocking death of a Lance Corporal attached to the army’s 27 task force brigade in Buni Gari, Gujba local government area of Yobe state, has been announced.
According to TheCable, a military source disclosed that the soldier committed suicide by shooting himself in the head.
The report, quoting the source, read: “He shot himself in the head, and he died immediately, before other soldiers could even rush to help”.
It was also reported that the late soldier left a suicide note for his wife and that his body has been removed from the scene of the tragic incident, while investigations into the remote and immediate causes of the said incident have commenced.
The army had not reacted as at the time of going to press.