Adeboye Obasanjo, a Lieutenant Colonel and son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo was Monday shot in an attack by Boko Haram in Baza in Adamawa State.
It was gathered that the terrorists attacked a platoon led by Obasanjo, killing 24 soldiers. Obasanjo, an army engineer at the 3rd Division, Jos, Plateau State sustained gun shot wounds to the leg.
At the time of the incident, Major Gen JS Zaruwa, Colonel Victor Ebhaleme who serves as the Brigade Commander of the 23rd Army Brigade in Yola and Lieutenant Agwu were all together advancing towards Michika when Boko Haram fighters ambushed them and unleashed the deadly attack on the soldiers.
According to reports, the army also lost an armored tank to the militants.