Nigeria’s newly-appointed Chief of Army Staff Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru is dead alongside other officers and crew members.
As per media reports the chief of Army staff and crew members died in a plane crash which occurred near the Kaduna International Airport.
Also, the Nigerian Air Force confirmed the crash in a statement signed by Edward Gabkwet, the force’s Director of Public Relations and Information reads:
“An air crash involving a @NigAirForce aircraft occurred this evening near the Kaduna International Airport. The immediate cause of the crash is still being ascertained. More details to follow soon.”
May their souls rest in perfect peace.