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Boko Haram: Obasanjo To Visit Injured Son In Jos

From Agabus Pwanagba, Jos

Following gunshot wounds suffered by his son, Lt. Col. Adeboye Obasanjo this week during a clash with the Boko Haram insurgents, former President, Olusegun Obasanjo is being speculated to visit Jos, the Plateau state capital to see his injured son.

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo

African Examiner Correspondent learnt Obasanjo was quoted as promising that he would arrive the Yakubu Gowon Airport today (Saturday) and proceed to visit his injured son.

Lt. Col. Adeboye Obasanjo is currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed location in Jos city.

It would be recalled the young Obasanjo who led a Platoon in Adamawa State, was shot in the leg during a fierce battle between Boko Haram and the Nigerian army.

He was initially rushed to the Federal Medical Centre Jimeta, Yola, the Adamawa state capital for treatment, before being flown to Jos, for proper medical care.

As at the time of filling this report, a security source said the injured platoon leader may be at the 3rd Amoured Division Medical Centre or the NAF Hospital in Jos, but other sources close to the family told African Examiner that he might have been treated, discharged, recuperating and hoping to join the troops in the battle against the insurgents

Efforts to receive comments from the media officers of the military in Jos proved abortive as they could not be reached on their mobile phones.




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