The body of a Soldier with the 6 Division of the Nigerian Army (NA), Port Harcourt, Rivers State, who drowned following a boat mishap on the Bolo waterway in Ogu/Bolo LGA of Rivers State on Saturday has been recovered.
In a statement, Major Jonah Danjuma, acting spokesman of the division, said the victim was one of them. Major Danjuma said the gunboat carrying the late soldier was hit by a turbulent wave which led to the accident.
He said Soldiers were deployed on duty on the waterways in the Niger Delta to safeguard national assets.
He explained that the soldier was declared missing after the accident, adding that a search and rescue mission was launched before his corpse was recovered.Follow us on social media