On Friday, the Nigerian Army in Kaduna has buried 13 slain soldiers and one officer who died on December 24, 2018.
The soldiers and the officer were said to have been killed along Damaturu/ Maiduguri road while on national duty.
Major General Mohammed Mohammed, General Officer Commanding, GOC, 1 Div., revealed that it had been a grim day in the Division and the entire Army since the departure of the fallen heroes.
He said that the slain soldiers exemplified the values of the nation and the military.
While assuring the gallant troops, he said: “I want to assure you of the unwavering support of the Chief of Army Staff and the leadership of our dear nation in ensuring that you are provided with necessary equipment as well as adequate welfare to carry out your duty effectively and efficiently.”