Nigerian Air Force personnel, Abubakar, was reportedly shot dead by suspected bandits exactly three weeks to his wedding.
It was gathered that the deceased, Abubakar, was among the NAF personnel killed during a gun duel with armed bandits at Ungwan Laya near Birnin Gwari on Saturday, February 13th.
The bereaved family who took to Facebook to mourn his death, revealed the officer was set to get married in three weeks time and had shared his prewedding photos.
Abubakar was buried in his hometown in Ungwan Dosa, Kaduna North, Kaduna State at 4:pm on Sunday, February 14th.
Recall that troops of the 271 Nigerian Air Force (NAF) foiled an ambush by a group of armed bandits at Ungwan Laya near Birnin Gwari, killing many of them.
The NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Ibikunle Daramola, disclosed in a statement in Abuja that some NAF personnel were killed during the operation while a few others sustained varying degrees of injuries.