On Tuesday, TRIBUTES entered during the funeral of the slain commander of 25 Process Pressure Brigade of the Nigerian Military, Damoh, Colonel Dahiru Bako.
Bako lost his life on Monday, seriously injured in a fight with Boko Haram.
The slain colonel was laid to rest at the Maimalari Navy cemetery in Maiduguri, weeping and paying tribute to the military, officers, and various mourners.
The funeral prayer, which was performed by the Military Chief Imam, Colonel Osman Musa, was present at the Governor of Borno State, Proc. Babagana Zulm, Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Burbai, Officers of various Principal Officers and Senior Navy. Officials.
He was buried with full naval honors, together with a 21-gun salute, to be cremated by military chiefs. Bertai, in his tribute to the gallantry officer, mentioned that he performed an important function within the nation’s counter-terrorism operations.
The COAS also presented a flag to the kin of the deceased along with naval customs. Meanwhile, the Governor of Borno State, Proc. Babagana Zulm, has donated a house and N20m to widows and orphans left behind by the late colonel. Zulm described Late Bako as a fallen warrior.
He mentions, ‘Colonel. Bako was a heroic and dodgy naval, under whose supervision Damoh was not defeated. He was humble and devoted to the discharge of his duties. He entered the Boko Haram insurgency in Borno State. Is a part of success.