Boko Haram sect attacked a platoon led by the son of former president Olusegun Obasanjo, shooting him. He was reported to have sustained serious injuries to his legs and have been taking to the hospital for treatment.
Adeboye Obasanjo, an army engineer, a lieutenant Colonel at the 3rd Division in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.
The former President’s son and his platoon were engaged with Boko Haram militants at Baza, which is the village of the General Office Commanding of the 3rd division when the incident took place.
It was also reported that 24 soldiers in the platoon were killed by the militants. Apart from the army that lost their lives, they also lost armored tank to the militants. As a result of the attack, the Nigerian army has taking their sensitive weapons from Mubi to the Brigade headquarters in Yola.