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Soldier Missing in Action After Ambush in Lagos Creeks


A soldier reportedly missing in action after he and his colleagues ran into an ambush in Lagos creeks.
This was after he was reported to have been kidnapped.
The spokesperson of the 81 Division of the Nigerian Army, Lt. Col. Olaolu Daudu made the clarification in a statement in Lagos.
He urged members of the public to provide the Army with useful information on the missing officer and assured residents of their continued safety.
Daudu said: “The officer got missing in action when troops came under heavy ambush during routine patrol of Lagos creeks.
“I will like to state that no officer was kidnapped.
“However, while on routine patrol of the creeks around Abule-Ado, Festac Town area in Lagos, troops came under heavy gunfire in an ambush.
“They were able to fight their way out of the ambush during which the said officer got missing-in-action (MIA).
“Efforts are ongoing in search of the missing personnel.
“Troops remain resilient and focused in search of their MIA colleague.”

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