Tension rises in Bauchi State as residents are uptight over the killing of Colonel Mohammed Barack, the Garrison Commander, 33 Artillery Brigade of Nigerian Army in Shadawanka Barracks
He was reportedly shot dead by yet-to-be-identified gunmen in Bauchi, on Sunday.
The incident, which took place along the Bauchi-Jos road when the deceased was reportedly riding a power bike from Kaduna, was confirmed by Major Yahaya Nasir Kabara, the spokesperson of 33 Artillery Brigade.
Kabara, however, said the incident was unclear whether it was a robbery or an assassination but stated that: “investigations are ongoing at the Brigade”.
Reports gathered that preparations are ongoing to convey the corpse of the Colonel to Kano, his state of origin, for burial according to Islamic rights.