There was confusion at Banki junction in Bama local government area of Borno state, on Sunday as a corporal of the Nigerian Army, Peter Omobuwa, shot at one Captain IF Ibiama.
According to reports, the incident occurred around 9:13 pm and the officer who suffered bullet wounds was taken to the 21 Brigade Medical Center, while the soldier was detained.
The source did not disclose what transpired between the two personnel.
“A junior officer with service number N/12897 open fired at the senior officer with service number 02NA/52/2588. The junior officer was disarmed and stabilised our detention facility,” a source said.
He added that a military panel had been set up to investigate the matter, adding that findings would be made public within one week.
A similar incident happened last year i Chibok when one Sergeant Silas Ninyo killed one Captain T Mani and also injured four locals before killing himself.