The son of former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has is injured
after reportedly being shot by Boko Haram insurgugents during an
operation in Mubi, Adamawa State. He sustained serious injuries to his
legs and was being transported to the hospital at the time of this
Adeboye Obasanjo, an army engineer, was a Lieutenant
Colonel at the 3rd Division in Jos, Plateau State, and his platoon
engaged with the Boko Haram militants in Adamawa State. It is also
reported that 24 soldiers were killed during this operation.
State has been under siege along with Borno as Boko Haram and the
Nigerian military engage in vicious battles. Earlier today it was
announced that Adamawa State University in Mubi was shut down
indefinitely for security reasons.