An army captain, Dogari Kefas Apyeyak has been laid to rest in his hometown in Ussa local government area of Taraba state after he was killed by armed robbers, two months to his wedding.
Late Captain Apyeyak was on a study trip to Ilorin, along Kaduna-Brinin-Gwari road on September where he wanted to study French at the Nigerian Army School.
Captain Apyeyak served Nigeria in different capacities. He served with the United Nations African Union Hybrid Missions in Darfur with NIBATT 43 as a Platoon Commander from December 2013 to January 2015. He was then posted to 122 Task Force Battalion and appointed Platoon Commander.
Thereafter, to 192 Battalion in Gwoza, Borno State with Operation Lafiya Dole and appointed Adjutant from 2015 until he was released to attend a French course. He was on a French course in the Nigerian Army School of Education in Ilorin. He met his untimely death along Birnin Gwari road on his way to Ilorin.