The Nigerian army has launched an inquiry into the circumstances that made a soldier in Geidam Community, Yobe State.
The front-line soldier identified as Lance Corporal Abdullahi Jibrin, was allegedly fingered during the attacks in Geidam and was later arrested around the Gashua axis.
The Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Sector 2 Operation Hadin Kai in Damaturu, Lieutenant Anyawu Kennedy disclosed this to newsmen on Thursday.
He said, “A Committee has been set up by the army to investigate the root cause of his death before making it public”.
According to him, “The said personnel, Lance Corporal Abdullahi Jibrin was allegedly fingered during the last attack in Geidam and was later arrested by his Commanding officer for failing out of duty. He later struggled and forcefully used an AK-47 rifle to kill himself”.
Recall that Geidam a distance of about 177 kilometre away from Damaturu, the State Capital, came under attacked last week, leading to the death of nine persons.
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