In a tragic incident, an official of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps lost his life as terrorists bombed three power transmission towers along the Maiduguri-Damaturu route.
The Transmission Company of Nigeria confirmed the sad occurrence on Friday, December 29. The bomb blast took place on Thursday, December 28, marking the second such incident within a week.
The agency said in a statement;
“The Transmission Company of Nigeria hereby confirms the destruction of three of its towers along Maiduguri-Damaturu Transmission Line with explosives yesterday, December 28, 2023.
“In addition to the destruction of the three towers, the very sad incident also cost the life of an NSCDC officer. It is truly another very sad day for us at TCN, with this incident, especially with the loss of life of the NSCDC official.
“TCN commiserates with the family of the deceased and the NSCDC for this very sad and shocking incident.”