The Nigerian Army has announced with regrets that “Colonel Samaila Inusa who was kidnapped on Sunday 27th March 2016, was found dead on Tuesday at about 6.00pm.”
Acting Army Spokesman, Colonel Sani Usman who confirmed the Colonel’s death in a statement, said further that “ Preliminary investigation revealed that most likely the late senior officer was killed same day he was kidnapped by his abductors. This is because the body was found already decomposing around Ajyaita village off Eastern Bypass Kaduna, Kaduna State.
“Arrangements are in progress to move the body to 44 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna. May His soul rest in peace, Amen.
“We wish to state in unmistakeable terms that whoever is behind his abduction and murder would be fished out to face the full wrath of the law,” the statement said.
Colonel Inusa was kidnapped on Saturday in Kaduna. The Army launched a massive effort to rescue him including an offer of N1m for any useful information on his whereabouts.