General Adeniyi Olusegun who is the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole in the north eastern part of Nigeria, luckily survived an ambush on Monday evening when he was on his way from visiting the members of the operation Lafiya Dole.
A military source who pleaded for anonymity, the general was just returning from his visit to members of the Operation Lafiya Dole soldiers who he went to visit.
Reports gathered from the source was quoted as saying, "As we were coming back to Maiduguri after we left Jakana, suddenly we started hearing gunshots all over the place and before we realised what was happening, they had bombarded us with heavy fire from a different angle."
“Fortunately, we fought through our way and repelled the insurgents but the theater commandant’s vehicle was badly damaged.”
The incident happened around 7pm in the Jankana area of the state.
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