Nearly 4,000 Service members have died military campaign against the deadliest terrorist group in the world. Defense Nigeria shows respect for those who fought and paid the ultimate price in defense of Nigeria.
The death of Mohammed Ali was a serious blow to the Nigerian army, and to the nation as a whole. Mohammed Ali was one of the most intelligent and tactical Army officers. On the 6th of November 2016, at about 10:00 pm, Boko Haram terrorists attacked a 119 Battalion Nigerian army formation at Mallam Fatori in the northern axis of Borno state. The troops fought gallantry and repelled the attack, killing 14 Boko Haram terrorists. Unfortunately one of the four killed in action was Lieutenant Colonel Muhammed Abu Ali, the CommandervOfficer 272 Task Force Tank Battalion.
The Labour of our immaculate heroes shall not be in vain. Posterity will never forget you.