Sat. Oct 23rd, 2021

Sad!! Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Attahiru Dies In Air Crash

Late Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru

Sad!! Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Attahiru, Dies In Air Crash

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutananat General Ibrahim Attahiru, has reportedly died in an air crash today while on an official trip to Kaduna, The Street Journal reports

The training aircraft was a military plane and it crashed in Kaduna international airport. The Ill-fated aircraft was said to have crashed at the airport’s runway.

The late Army Chief had led a team to visited the Emir of Zazzau, Ambassador Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli today.

The incident was said to have occurred at about 6 pm while it was raining heavily.

The army chief reportedly died with the eight people on board feared dead.

Those that died with COAS are: BRIG GEN MI ABDULKADIR; BRIG GEN OLAYINKA; BRIG GEN KULIYA; MAJ LA HAYAT; MAJ HAMZA and SGT UMAR.

Crew members: FLT LT TO ASANIYI; FLT LT AA OLUFADE; SGT ADESINA and ACM OYEDEPO.

Source-: The Street Journal