Nigeria’s Flying Officer and best graduating officer at the Nigeria Air Force, Special Forces Course, Muhammad Auwal, was allegedly killed by terrorists in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State, on Saturday, September 5.
Bulawa Bukarti, a Kano-based lawyer, who broke the sad news on his Twitter handle said Auwal was one of the latest gallant men the country has lost to terrorists that had decimated thousands.
“Flying Officer Muhammad Auwal is one of the latest gallant men we sadly lost to terrorists. “He’s killed yesterday (5 Sep.) on duty at Birnin Gwari.
He’s the Best Graduating Officer at the NAF Special Forces Course that held recently in Bauchi.
“We’ve lost too many brave and promising men to the insecurity raging in our country. Govt officials and politicians must face this problem head-on. They must channel the huge sums wasted on their extravagant lifestyle to this problem and ensure every Kobo is spent transparently,” he tweeted.
Auwal’s death trailed the death of Nigeria’s first female combatant pilot, Tolulope Arotile, who died in July died after sustaining injuries to the head.
Arotile was said to have died after her secondary colleague’s car hit her while he was on reverse in the military base, Kaduna.