Army announces Lt-General Ibrahim Attahiru’s death, burial

Army announces Lt-General Ibrahim Attahiru’s death, burial


The Nigerian Army has announced the passing away of its Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru.

Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, the Director Army Public Relations disclosed this in a statement on Friday night.

He said the sad event occurred following an air crash in Kaduna which also claimed the lives of 10 other officers including the crew.

The army Chief was enroute Kaduna from Abuja on Friday, 21 May, 2021 when the unfortunate incident happened, according to Yerima.

He also stated that details of the sad incident and burial arrangements will be communicated soon.

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