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Buhari reveals his desire for Nigeria as Gen. Zurkusu, 7 other slain soldiers are laid to rest



President Muhammadu Buhari says his want is to construct an excellent, secured and protected place for future generations of Nigerians.

Buhari, represented by the Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, gave the reassurance in Yola on Friday on the burial of Brig.- Gen. Dzarma Zurkushi and 7 different troopers.

Recall that Zirkushu was the Commander, 28 Process Power of “Operation Hadin Kai’’ in Chibok, Borno.

He died on Nov. 13 alongside the seven different troopers whereas dashing to strengthen troops in a counter-offensive in opposition to terrorists.

The president expressed disappointment over the dying of the courageous and gallant officers.

“The tragic lack of our gallant troopers will not be solely to the household of the deceased, however to the nation and the armed forces at giant

“My want is to bequeath to future generations of Nigerians a secured and protected place by which every youngster will be capable to ventilate their aspirations and stay in peace and tranquillity.


“I specific gratitude for the uncommon show of gallantry which the deceased exhibited of their quest to guard the nation within the battle in opposition to terrorists,’’ Buhari said within the message learn by Mustapha.

In his remarks, Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa described the dying of late Zurkushi and different officers as a significant setback within the counter insurgency marketing campaign.

Fintiri mentioned that Zurkushi’s dying remained one dying too many in a useless battle.

“For us in Adamawa, it’s a darkish day and some of the terrible in Nigeria’s marketing campaign in opposition to terrorists.

“In Zirkushu’s dying, we’ve got misplaced a son and patriot; a extremely adorned soldier and an impressive commander whose onslaught in opposition to insurgents rekindled hopes of communities and rebuilt damaged lives.

“We owe the useless a complete overcome the enemies of Nigeria; we should guarantee their whole defeat and full return of our individuals to their regular lives and ancestral abodes,’’ he mentioned.

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