That's the story of Lt Colone; Muhammed Abu Ali.
Here is a tribute from one of his friends.
A TRIBUTE TO MUHAMMED ABU ALI :
"Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un ﺇِﻧَّﺎ ﻟِﻠّﻪِ ﻭَﺇِﻧَّـﺎ ﺇِﻟَﻴْﻪِ ﺭَﺍﺟِﻌﻮﻥ "Surely we belong to Allah and to Him shall we return"
Muhammed Abu Ali is the name. He is a Son to Colonel ABU ALI the former Military Administrator of Bauchi State from 1990-1992 under the Babangida regime ..
You may have heard about him before: he is the officer who was granted accelerated promotion from rank of major to lieutenant-colonel in September 2015, for his courageous performance in a series of the army’s engagements with Boko Haram most notably the recapture of BAGA town in Borno State from the hands of the Terrorists where he led the said Operation..
A fierce & fearless gallant Commando who specialized in operating the Military Armoured Personnel Carrier. In his quest to recapture MALAMfatori one of remaining stronghold of BokoHARAM in the North East he led the operation as usual and his troops were overpowered by the Terrorists & on their way back to seek for Reinforcement they were ambushed by another group of Terrorists where the late Ali was hit by several bullets which led to his death with four other officers, though his troops equally killed about twenty four Terrorists in the cross fire.
Muhammed ABU Ali's death yesterday have left many Citizens in tears including me Daleehat Suleiman Bente.. "
You died on Friday, May the door of Jannah Fir'daus be wide open for you for the sake of the sacrifice you offer to this Country AMEN ...