Two Nigerian Army soldiers died in a road accident near Abuja on Sunday.

The soldiers were identified as Lt. I.M. Akanni and Lt. S.E. Ayo.

According to a communique released by the military and obtained by SaharaReporters, the accident occurred on Gwagwalada-Zuba Road in Gwagwalada, Federal Capital Territory.

Their bodies were deposited to the University Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada.

Message from Nigerian Army confirming deaths of two soldiers

Two Nigerian soldiers killed in road accident near Abuja

Family members told Saharareporters earlier today that Lt. Ayo's wedding was due in two weeks time.

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