The Nigerian Army (NA) has been notified of an article making the rounds online, in which an allegation credited to Mrs Oluwaseun Sakaba, the widow of late Col Ibrahim Sakaba alleged that the late senior officer was assassinated for refusing to loot funds meant for fighting the Boko Haram Insurgency.
For the past few days we have seen pictures and stories about Boko Haram members that are asking for forgiveness and surrendering to the Nigerian Army. Alot of people are finding it difficult to forgive these Boko Haram members due to the amount of pain and sadness they have caused so far.
Just like we recite in our national anthem that the labor of our heroes shall never be in vain, so shall it be. Though, they are no more with us here on earth but their memories left an indelible mental projection which will never be forgotten in a hurry. We are talking about our Nigerian soldiers who lost their lives while fighting and defending our country against Boko Haram insurgency. They are great and will forever be remembered. In this article, i will be talking about our great hero, Lieutenant Colonel
Lt. Col Ibrahim Sakaba was born in 20th December, 1975. He is married and blessed with a son. Mr Sakaba graduated as an infantry officer in 2001 from the Nigerian Army 48 Regular Course at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA). He was deployed in 2014 while a Major. His service number is N/10744. Shortly after his deployment as a staff officer at the Nigerian Army 7 Division, Maiduguri, in 2014, Mr Sakaba was involved in a clash with M.Y. Ibrahim, now a major-general, who was the acting general officer commanding
After almost three years since the demise of Colonel Ibrahim Sakaba, his wife Oluwaseun, is still mourning her late husband. Her emotions are evident in a recent post on social media, triggered by news that the Nigerian government has forgiven over 1000 Boko Haram terrorists who now claimed they have turned a new leaf, begging Nigerians to forgive them, ready to abandon the many years in the forest, promised not to continue the gruesome killings of thousands of civilians and military personnel, and be responsible citizens.
Reports has it that there were about 335 repentant terrorist who surrendered to the Nigerian troops, while their family members were over 746, including women and children. The Nigerian army received them in open arms at the headquarters in Bama local government of Borno State, along side with their family.
Nigerian Army Reacts, Says Late Sakaba Died Fighting, Not Assassinated As It Was Claimed By His Wife
The Nigerian Army has taken it to their social media handle to react to an allegation that was placed on them by the wife of the late con. Ibrahim Sakaba. The allegation was coming after the Nigerian army shared photos of ‘repentant’ Boko haram members seeking forgiveness from Nigerians.
Oluwaseun, the wife of Lt. Col. Ibrahim Sakaba, a Nigerian Soldier who was killed by Boko Haram terrorists has lambasted the Nigerian Army for praising the 1,081 Boko Haram terrorists who reportedly surrendered in Borno State, yesterday, Monday. It was reported yesterday that hundreds of Boko Haram terrorists members surrendered in Bama Local government area of Borno State.
Sometimes we bring out time to remember our fallen heroes and how they have impacted in our lives in one way or the other. We give it a sober reflection and pray to God that their souls remain in perfect peace where ever they are now. Nigeria is a great nation and a home for all. The country is well enriched with both natural resources and people across the globe. For many years the gallant soldiers of the Nigerian army have been involved in a bloody and dangerous war against the deadly Boko Haram sect in the