Nigeria former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has described the victims of Friday air crash that occurred in Kaduna State as patriots in collective quest for peace and security in Nigeria.
In a tribute, Jonathan extended his condolences to President Muhammadu Buhari, and families of Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 other military
The former President also prayed for “the families of all the bereaved and restore unto them strength and peace”,
He wrote: “I extend my condolences to the Commander-in-Chief, President @MBuhari, Nigerian Armed Forces and the families of Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, the late Chief of Army Staff and other military officers who died on Friday in an air crash in Kaduna State.
“The death of these officers is a national tragedy, as the victims were patriots who died with their boots on, in our collective quest for peace and security.
“May God console the families of all the bereaved and restore unto them strength and peace”.