Nigerian Soldier Commits Suicide
A soldier attached to 35 Artillery Brigade, Alamala, in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State, shot himself in the head and died immediately.
According to sources in the Army, the soldier is popularly referred to as Boyi ThankGod.
The sources, who refused to be mentioned by name, told Trojan News that the soldier killed himself while on standby duty on Monday, the day Nigeria marked Armed Forces Remembrance Day.
Trojan News obtained a gory picture of the lifeless body of the soldier in the pool of his blood.
The source, who told Trojan News the incident happened yesterday on Monday, January 15, said an investigation is ongoing to unravel the reason the soldier killed himself.
Another source said, “We are just waiting for the military police officers to conclude the investigation to determine what led to the incident.”
The spokesperson of the brigade, Mohammed Goni, could not be reached for comment at press time.