Military authorities in Bauchi were on Monday thrown into mourning following the killing of the Garrison Commander, 33 Artillery Brigade of Nigerian Army in Shadawanka Barracks, Bauchi, Col. Mohammed Barack by gunmen.
It was gathered that the relevant authorities had yet to determine whether the killing, which had brought panic to the city, was a case of armed robbery attack or assassination.
The incident which happened on Bauchi-Jos Road was said to have taken place on Sunday while the deceased was riding a power bike from Kaduna.
As of the time of this report, preparations are in top gear to convey his corpse to Kano for burial, according to Islamic tradition, after the necessary military rites.
When contacted, the spokesperson for 33 Artillery Brigade, Maj. Yahaya Kabara, said, “Yes, it’s true.”
When asked to give details of what happened, he said, “It is a matter that needs investigation; investigation is ongoing, I will get back to you.”