Flight Lieutenant Pereowei Jacob one of the pilots that died in Wednesday’s crash of Nigerian Air Force helicopter in Maiduguri just got married barely a month ago.
This information was contained in an online trending message on Thursday praising the gallantry of the military men doing the Boko Haram battle in the North East.
Jacob, who was the Pilot-in-Command of the ill-fated flight, was said to have tied the nuptial knots on December 8, 2018.
He died on January 2, 2019.
The trending message said: “His young, beautiful wife became a widow after three weeks and two days of marital bliss.
“He died, with four other patriots, so you and I would stay alive and safe.
“God bless their souls.”