2nd Lieutenant Leo of the Nigerian Army was one of the three gallant soldiers killed in operation as Insurgents ambushed Nigerian troops during a patrol to dislodge insurgents around Delwa, Borno State. (Read story here). He was due to get married August 30th. Above is a copy of his wedding invitation. He was buried on Thursday July 17th. Continue…
Lt. Kyom Leo’s emotional story 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 NigerianMilitary to protect our Territorial Integrity and rid Nigeria of all forms of Insurgency and Aggression. He was buried on the 17th of July 2014.