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.
FLASH: Two Nigerian Army officers Lt. Akanni and Lt. Ayo killed in road accident near Abuja today pic.twitter.com/CWEYsvaJkH— Sahara Reporters (@SaharaReporters) November 12, 2017
Family members told Saharareporters earlier today that Lt. Ayo's wedding was due in two weeks time.