JUST IN: FG Reveals Total Number Of Nigerian Military Officers Killed In Niger
On Thursday, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) reported that 36 officers had died in Niger State.
When Major General Edward Buba, Director of Defence Media Operations, provided a breakdown of casualties in the August 14, 2023, helicopter evacuation crash and ambush of troops in Niger State, he made this point clear.
The breakdown was given at the biweekly briefing of the Defence Media Operations.
When asked about the cause of the helicopter crash, he restated that an investigation is still underway to determine the cause and urged citizens to be wary of propaganda by terrorists and remain patriotic.