Former senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye has reacted to the assault on The Guards Bridge by suspected terrorists in Abuja on Monday.
Naija News recall that the troopers of the 7 Guards Battalion had been on routine patrol alongside Kubwa – Bwari highway once they bumped into the ambush by the suspected terrorists in the nation’s capital metropolis.
The event is claimed to have prompted panic amongst many residents of Abuja.
The terrorists had been reportedly heading to the Nigerian Regulation Faculty in Bwari once they bumped into the troops, resulting in an alternate of gunfire through which three troopers had been injured.
In keeping with one of many navy sources quoted by The Nation, the three troopers, who had been injured in the course of the assault, have been evacuated to the hospital for therapy.
Reacting, Dino Melaye consoled the household of the navy personnel who was killed in the course of the assault.
Expressing shock that such an act might occur within the nation’s capital, the previous lawmaker stated the nation is now not the identical.
He stated: “My condolence to Col Babanawa for the lack of his son a Nigerian soldier who was ambushed together with his colleagues by Bandits and kiiled round Bwari yesterday. Could his soul relaxation in peace. This nation will not be the nation we all know anymore. Inside FCT ooooo.” [sic]
Terrorists Vow To Kidnap Buhari, El-Rufai
The Abuja terrorist ambush comes barely every week after members of the Islamic State In West African Province (ISWAP) threatened to abduct President Muhammadu Buhari and Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai.
Within the video that surfaced on-line, the terrorists had been seen flogging a number of the victims kidnapped on a Kaduna-bound practice on March 28, 2022.
The terrorists additionally threatened to kidnap and kill Buhari and El-Rufai.
The gunmen within the video additionally boasted that they’d destroy the nation, kill the remaining passengers of their custody and promote out the others.