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Nigerian soldier killed in clash between Customs officers and smugglers one month to his wedding

A bride to be has been thrown into mourning, after her husband to be was killed in a clash between the boys of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and smugglers in Oyo state a month to their wedding.

The husband to be, recognized as Josiah Peter till his grotesque demise was a lieutenant of the Nigerian Army.

It was learnt that the deceased soldier was set to wed, his fiancée, Mercy Chikodili Ogbonnaya on December thirteenth, at St Peter’s Military Church in Ikorodu, Lagos. The couple even have a bit daughter who turned one on November seventeenth, three days earlier than his demise.

The smugglers had attacked the customs officers and in a swift response to help the FOU workforce, the Border Drill Patrol additionally got here beneath assault.

Lieutenant Peter was shot and later died. Two different individuals have been reportedly killed in the clash.

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