Soldier commits suicide, leaving a note for wife

A serving lance corporal attached to the Nigerian Army 27 task force Brigade in Buni Gari, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State committed suicide on Thursday. He has been identified as Lance Corporal Victor Ojeamiran. The soldier fighting Boko Haram insurgents in the North East reportedly killed himself in his duty post.

According to a military source: ‘He shot himself in the head and died immediately before other soldiers could even rush to help’. It is also gathered that the soldier left a suicide note for his wife before he allegedly shot himself.

His body has been evacuated and the Nigerian army has started an investigation into the event that led to his death.

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