Senate Mourns General Zirkusu, Others killed By ISWAP Terrorists

Senate Mourns General Zirkusu, Others killed By ISWAP Terrorists

The Senate on Tuesday mourned the killing of General Dzarma Zirkusu and four soldiers by the terrorists of the Islamic State West Africa Province, ISWAP in Askira-Uba Local Government Area of Borno State.

The upper legislative chamber observed a minute silence to mourn the deceased after the chairman of its Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume (APC Borno South) drew the attention of his colleagues to the demise of the senior military officer and four members of the Joint Task Force. DAILY POST reports.

Senator Ndume commended the deceased for their outstanding exhibition of gallantry in the military’s fight against terrorists in North-East Nigeria. Information Guide Nigeria

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He described the late Brigadier General Zirkusu as “an embodiment of humility, a gallant soldier who served and died for his fatherland.”

Ndume recalled that on November 13, 2021, the Troops of the Joint Task Force, North East Operation HADIN KAI, neutralized several Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP terrorists in an encounter in Askira-Uba Local Government Area of Borno State.

According to him, “the military countered the attack by ISWAP with heavy bombardment of the insurgents, following the deployment of three fighter jets to contain the terrorists”. jamb results

“Sadly, a gallant senior officer, Brigadier General Dzarma Zirkusu, and four soldiers paid the supreme sacrifice in a very rare display of gallantry as they provided reinforcement in a counteroffensive against the terrorists, and successfully defended the location.”

Zirkusu was the highest-ranking Army officer killed by terrorists in the North-East.

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