Sunday, 20 July 2014
Touching Story of Lt. Kyom Leo Killed By Boko Haram : Nigerians Pay Tributes to a Young Soldier killed In Counter Insurgency Operation
2nd Lieutenant Leo of the Nigerian Army was One of the Three Gallant Soldiers killed in Operation as Insurgents Ambushed Troops during a Patrol to dislodge insurgents around Delwa, Borno State.
Lt. Kyom Leo who died in fighting for the Nation as her Military intensifies the Counter Insurgency Campaign, was billed to hold a Solemnization of Holy Matrimony with his Sweetheart Miss Angela Gaiya on Saturday the 30th of August, 2014 in Kaduna
His emotional story (Lt. Kyom Leo) told on various Social Media channels, continues to draw myriads of sympathies, tributes and encomiums from Friends and Family and other well meaning people all over the Country; One Miss Nkechi Afamu, a Friend to the Late Soldier wrote “RIP LEO, My Childhood friend. We all parted ways after kaduna crisis in 2000. I can’t believe you are gone, what happens to Tida and Wyari your lovely sisters. I can’t question God but its hard to say Goodbye. REST ON KY. we will all miss you.”
Another Commenter on a Leading Blog also posted this “Chei!! I actually saw this guy (Lt. Kyom Leo) last year in picture on General Onwuamaegbu’s FB wall. The General was visiting Sandhurst Military Academy and this guy (Lt. Kyom Leo) was one of the Cadets training there. The General even remarked that this guy would one day make a fine officer. What a waste!”
“RIP Gentleman Officer! RIP Lieutenant S Kyom Leo of 58 Regular Course! You died as a Hero! Doing what we have signed for! To serve whenever the clarion calls and whatever the price or odds!”
The Story of Lt. Kyom Leo, a deeply Religious and Courageous Soldier whose steadfast belief in the Country for which he paid the Ultimate price will continue to inspire the Nigerian Military to protect our Territorial Integrity and rid Nigeria of all forms of Insurgency and Aggression.
He was buried on the 17th of July 2014.
May his soul Rest in Peace Amen