Former Lawmaker Shehu Sani Reacts to Tragic Attack on Soldiers in Niger State

In a grim incident that has sent shockwaves across the nation, 21 soldiers and senior army officers lost their lives in a devastating attack in Niger State.


The incident has prompted a response from former Kaduna Central lawmaker, Shehu Sani, who expressed his deep concern over the tragic event.

The attack took place in Kundu village, which is situated near the Zungeru community within the Wushishi Local Government Area (LGA) of Niger State.

According to information provided by a reliable source, the soldiers came under fire, resulting in the unfortunate loss of 13 troops during an encounter on a fateful Sunday.

Tragically, eight additional soldiers lost their lives in a subsequent ambush on Monday.


Among the fallen heroes were a two-star captain and a major, underlining the severity of the attack.

Reports indicate that the security forces were engaged in an operation to thwart criminals attempting to escape with rustled cattle.

However, the mission took a tragic turn when the bandits launched a surprise assault on the security operatives.

This unexpected attack resulted in the loss of lives, with not only soldiers but also five vigilantes sustaining injuries from bullets.

Reacting to this dire incident, Shehu Sani shared his sorrow and condolences.


He took to Twitter to express his feelings, stating that he found it difficult to watch the video footage depicting the ambush on the troops by terrorists in Niger State.

Sani’s heart went out to the fallen soldiers and their families.

In his tweet, he conveyed his appreciation for their unwavering dedication to service and acknowledged their ultimate sacrifice.

He extended his condolences to the Nigerian Army and the grieving families, acknowledging the immense loss and the profound impact it has on the nation.

The tragic attack serves as a somber reminder of the challenges faced by security forces in various regions, as they work diligently to safeguard the nation’s peace and security.


As the nation mourns the loss of these brave individuals, it is also a time to reflect on the sacrifices made by soldiers and security personnel who dedicate their lives to protecting their fellow citizens.

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