November 6, 2016 – Pictures: Nigerian Army Tank Commander Killed By Boko Haram In Borno Buried
War Hero and 272 Tank Column Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Abu Ali and 4 soldiers were murdered in an ambush attack carried out by Boko Haram in Borno state on Friday.
Abu Ali, the Commanding Officer of 272 Task Force Tank Battalion is popularly called Sarkin Yaki (Lord of War).
Ali and 4 of his men were killed at Malam Fatori area of Abadam LGA of Borno state around 10pm on Friday.
The deceased who played a major role in the recapturing of Baga town is survived by a wife and daughter.
He was laid to rest yesterday.