Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has condoled with the families and colleagues of late Brigadier General Dzarma Zirkusu and three other Soldiers killed on Saturday while battling insurgents.
Fintiri, in a statement issued by his Press Secretary, Humwashi Wonosikou, on Sunday Night in Yola, commended the bravery of the special forces with the support of other troops who repelled the attack by the insurgents.
He said: “General Zirkusu and the three others were brave soldiers who died in the line of duty while fighting terrorists.
Dandal Kura Radio correspondent in Yola report that the governor express a deepest sympathy and that of the government and people of Adamawa to the families and loved ones of the fallen heroes.
Fintiri urged Adamawa people and Nigerian citizens to remember the families of the fallen heroes and to always pray that their souls rest in peace.
The governor also urged the families, President Muhammadu Buhari and the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Yahaya Farouk, to take heart and bear the irreparable loss, knowing that their loved ones died in active service and paid the supreme sacrifice.
He praised the heroism of the late Zirkusu and troops fighting terrorism in