Following Sunday’s terrorists ambush of a Joint Patrol team made up of troops of 7 guards Battalion and 176 Battaion of Guards Brigade during a patrol along the Bwari-Kubwa road in which an Army Captain was killed, military sources have confirmed that a Lieutenant and five soldiers are still missing in action. This is just as it has emerged that both Captain Samuel Attah who was killed and Lieutenant Ibrahim Suleiman who is among those still missing in action were indigenes of Kogi State
Sources told Vanguard that while those who sustained injuries during the ambush were receiving medical attention at a military medical facility in Abuja, efforts are currently on to locate and rescue the missing officer. Recall that the Spokesman of Guards Brigade, Captain Godfrey Anebi Abakpa had confirmed on Monday that terrorists ambushed troops attached to the Presidential Guards Brigade, as they conducting patrols in Bwari area as a result of intelligence that the Nigeria Law School in Bwari may be attacked.
A spokesman of the Guards Brigade, Captain Godfrey Abakpa, in a response inquiry into the matter, said no soldier was abducted as being reported.