The Theatre Commander of the Operation Lafiya Dole, Major Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi was reportedly attacked by Boko Haram insurgents on Monday, January 6.
Adeniyi was attacked by the terrorists around 7:20 pm while on his way back to Maiduguri after visiting troops deployed to Jakana in Konduga Local Government Area of the state.
A source who pleaded anonymity told Channels Television;
“As we were coming back to Maiduguri after we left Jakana, we suddenly started hearing gunshots all over.
“Before we realized it, they had bombarded us with heavy fire from different angles. Fortunately for us, we were able to repel the attack and escape.”
The source further disclosed that the vehicle of the theatre commandant was badly damaged with many gun holes.