Army partners Edo, Delta on Ejoor’s burial

Army partners Edo, Delta on Ejoor’s burial

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.- Gen. Tukur Buratai, says the Nigerian Army is collaborating with the Edo and Delta Governments to give the late Maj-Gen. David Ejoor a befitting burial. Buratai made this known during a condolence visit to the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli in his Warri. The COAS, accompanied by other

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.- Gen. Tukur Buratai, says the Nigerian Army is collaborating with the Edo and Delta Governments to give the late Maj-Gen. David Ejoor a befitting burial.
Buratai made this known during a condolence visit to the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli in his Warri.
The COAS, accompanied by other top military officers, also visited the family of the late Ejoor and the Monarch of Olomu, Richard Ogbon Oghoro (1), the Ohworode of Olomu, Kingdom in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta.
Ejoor, a former Military Governor of the defunct Mid-Western State and one time Chief of Army Staff, died in Lagos on Feb.10, 2019 at the age of 87.
Buratai said Nigerian Army had constituted a burial committee that would interface with both the state governments and the family to ensure a successful befitting burial for the late military officer.
He described the late Ejoor as a humbled and perfect soldier.
“The Nigerian Army has set up a burial committee, and we are looking forward to having a befitting burial for the late Maj-Gen. Ejoor, in conjunction with the Edo and Delta Governments.
“Late Maj-Gen. Ejoor was a professional soldier, loyal and contributed to the development of the country. He served Nigeria diligently,” Buratai said.

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