Army probes death of female student in Damaturu

The Acting Commander Sector 2 Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Brigadier General Ibrahim Sallau Ali, on behalf of Officers and Soldiers of the Sector wishes to most sincerely commiserate with families of victims of the unfortunate road traffic accident involving a tricycle and a patrol vehicle that occurred on Saturday 9 November 2019 in Damaturu.

A statement signed by Captain NJOKA IRABOR, Assistant Director Army Public Relations
Sector 2, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, said, “The unfortunate accident is highly regrettable, especially that precious lives were lost – a toddler and a female student of the Federal Polytechnic Damaturu lost their lives.

“The Sector wishes to use this medium to express our deepest sympathy in this trying time to the families of the deceased and also to wish other victims who are still recuperating in the hospital speedy recovery.

“Additionally, this Headquarters has since paid a condolence visit to the deceased families and all those civilians involved in the accident.

“Accordingly, the Sector has since conveyed a Board of Inquiry to unravel the circumstances that led to the unfortunate incident.”