PHOTOS: Faces of military top brass, three soldiers killed by ISWAP
The four soldiers killed by members of the Islamic States West Africa Province, along with Brigadier General Dzarma Zirkusu have been identified and their photos widely shared on social media.
Two of the soldiers are said to be Ahmed S. and Israel Ladoke.
The other two were simply identified with their first names as Mathew and Victor.
Reacting to their killings, Spokesman of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier Onyema Nwachukwu, disclosed that their families have been informed about their deaths.
Nwachukwu is yet to release the names of the soldiers.
They died on Saturday, following the attack on the military base in Askira Uba, Borno state on Saturday.