A female soldier identified as Lance Corporal Nkiru, has gunned down a captain in Yola, the capital of Adamawa State.
The deceased was said to be intervening in her altercation with civilians during a curfew when he was unfortunately shot.
Recall that governor Fintiri had imposed curfew after criminals targeted government warehouses, looting several items including those intended cushion the effects of subsidy removal.
A source according to DailyTrust said that the female soldier was insistent that motorists returning home during the curfew must turn back, despite claims of essential duty.
The source said, “Some people stopped at the checkpoint and explained themselves as workers on essential duties but the female soldier insisted they must turn back. A captain came forward to intervene. Unfortunately, she had already cocked her rifle, so she just fired and killed him accidentally.”
The victim was said to have been rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, where he was confirmed dead while the suspect was instantly arrested and whisked away by soldiers.