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Heroic army officer, Lt. Col. Abu Ali will be buried today, November 7, 2016, along with six other soldiers.

News of Ali’s death at the hands of Boko Haram broke on Saturday, November 5, and has seen an outpouring of praise at his bravery in fighting the sect.

President Muhammadu Buhari joined the crowd of praise singers and announced that Ali’s death, and the deaths of other soldiers who fought the sect, would never be in vain.

The six other soldiers are:

  1. Sgt Muazu Ibrahim

  2. Sgt Hussani Jafaru

  3. Sgt Bassey Okon

  4. Cpl Chukwu Simon

  5. Able Seaman Patrick Paul

  6. Pte Salisu Lawal

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The 7 military personnel will be buried at the National Cemetery in Abuja.

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