By CrossRiverWatch Admin
Family sources have confirmed to CrossRiverWatch that, 30 year old Lance Corporal Bassey Obeten Moses, has been killed by Boko Haram terrorists in Yobe state.
Lance Corporal Obeten, from Ekori in Yakurr LGA of Cross River state, was killed when terrorists attacked a military outpost in the outskirts of Damaturu, the Yobe state capital on Thursday, 17 January 2019.
The family source told CrossRiverWatch that military authorities have conveyed the message to the family.
He was home recently for the Christmas break and participated in the sensitization campaign organized against extra-judicial killings by Ekori youths on the 2nd of January, 2019.
He travelled back to his post on the 5th of January and was killed by terrorists on the 17th while on national duty.
Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism
CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.
Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.
Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.