STV Commandcentre Mourns Lt. Col. Abu Ali

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Commandcentre on Silverbird Television Network mourns the passing away of a gallant, battle tested and trusted patriotic Soldier of the Nigerian Army, Lt. Col. Muhammad Abu Ali.
In a statement signed by Amadin Uyi, it said late Abu Ali served the nation with unwavering commitment and dedication, paying the ultimate price so that millions can sleep on their beds in peace.
“Until his death, Lt. Col. Muhammad Abu Ali nicknamed “Sarkin Yaki; (Lord of war)” was the Commanding Officer of the 272 Task Force Battalion at Mallam Fatori in Northern Borno State.
“We are deeply pained at the loss of one so selfless and committed to routing the misguided terrorists from the North of the country
“Lt. Col. Muhammad Abu Ali, a recipient of the Chief of Army staff award for exceptional bravery and excellence led the army units that recovered Gamboru-Ngala, Baga and several communities from the terrorists, he lost his life after a failed attempt by the terrorists to capture Mallam Fatori with four other gallant soldiers.
“They however neutralized fourteen of the terrorists recovering a large cache of arms and ammunition from them.
“Commandcentre is deeply pained as Lt. Col. Muhammad Abu Ali did not only serve as the face of the campaign against Boko Haram which embodied commitment, loyalty, service and hope for a better, peaceful and prosperous nation but also a source of inspiration to us and millions of Nigerians praying for the speedy end of the insurgency.
“At this point we pray for his family and the Nigerian Army that God gives them the fortitude to bear the loss.
“Lt. Col. Muhammad Abu Ali and others who have lost their lives in the ongoing campaign will never be forgotten.”

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