A Nigerian soldier fighting Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East has reportedly committed suicide.
According to TheCable, the soldier, a lance corporal attached to the Nigerian Army 27 Task Force Brigade in Buni Gari, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State, took his life on Thursday at his duty post.
“He shot himself in the head, and he died immediately, before other soldiers could even rush to help,” a military source said.
The soldier was also said to have left a note for his wife.
His body has been evacuated and sources said investigation into what led to the incident is in progress.
Sagir Musa, army spokesperson, was not immediately available to comment over the matter.