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ISWAP responsible for attack on Col. Kenneth Elemele, others

Pictures of late Colonel Elemele, his wife and children


It has been revealed that heavily armed fighters from the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) were responsible for the attack on Wednesday, on a patrol vehicle of Nigerian soldiers on their way to Maiduguri from Damaturu, the capital of Yobe state.

Colonel Kenneth Elemele, Chief of Staff to 29 Task Force Brigade, a Captain and four other soldiers were killed in the attack near Jakana, about 30 km from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

 Late Colonel Elemele is from Rivers State and Gov. Nyesom Wike has already set up an education trust fund for the education of his children.

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