GOVERNOR BABAGANA ZULUM PAYS TRIBUTE TO SLAIN SOLDIER, COL. DC.BAKO
Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, has paid tribute to late Col. D.C Bako who was recently killed by Boko Haram insurgents was a true soldier with exceptional courage and inspiring conduct.
Recall that Bako was killed on Sunday, September 20, 2020, while leading a troop to neutralize Boko Haram terrorists from Sabon Gari-Wajiroko axis near Damboa, in Borno.
Governor Zulum made this remark in a statement issued and signed by his spokesperson, Isa Gusau, on Tuesday, September 22, 2020.
“It was public knowledge that I (Zulum) liked late Col. Bako and so did many people. Bako was a true soldier who inspired his troops and led them to front lines with exceptional courage that was clearly out of pure patriotism. He fought very hard and very well.
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“He defeated many enemies of peace and protected many sons and daughters of Borno State to the extent he gave his life while defending the people of Borno.
“By the grace of God, the supreme sacrifices made by Col. Bako and many other heroes like him in the armed forces and volunteers shall not be in vain,” he said.
The Governor added that the demise of the hero only strengthens the assurance that defending Nigeria comes ahead of everything.