A Nigerian soldier identified as Chukwunedum Okouche has died while battling Boko Haram insurgents.
NAIJ.com came across the sad story after a friend of the soldier shared the tragic news on his Facebook page.
According to the friend of the deceased Lan Obi, the soldier was his course mate in school.
The Facebook user expressed that he is unable to believe that the soldier has died. He also wished him a peaceful rest.
Obi said: “Gush I got a very sad news yesterday, I still can't believe it but God knows best, still don't know the cause of ur death, my very loyal course mate, mendem, 2015 set of owerrinta course smsa Chukwunedum Okouche rest in peace brother, u will forever remain in our heart.”
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Many Nigerians on Facebook also wished the soldier a peaceful rest. Read comments below:
Meanwhile, watch this video of some Boko Haram survivors in an IDP camp: