President Buhari has expressed his unhappiness over the loss of life of Brigadier General Dzarma Zirkusu and three troopers killed throughout a conflict with ISWAP members in Borno state on Thursday night November 13.
In an announcement shared on his Facebook web page, President Buhari stated he has despatched his condolences to the Chief of Staff in addition to households of the deceased navy officers.
His assertion reads;
”I’m extraordinarily saddened to listen to of the demise of Brigadier General Dzarma Zirkusu and three troopers who paid the supreme sacrifice, in a really uncommon show of gallantry, as they tried to assist their compatriots within the struggle in opposition to terrorists.
Nigeria has misplaced courageous troopers. I salute their braveness. May their souls Rest In Peace. General Zirkusu leaves us unhappy and devastated. The soldier in him will stay immortal.
I’ve requested the Chief of Army Staff to simply accept my heartfelt condolences and that of the nation, and to convey identical to the members of the households of these martyred.
I pray to the Almighty to offer the Armed Forces and the bereaved households the energy and braveness to bear this irreparable loss.”