Just In: Chief of Army Staff is dead

Just In: Chief of Army Staff is dead

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru died in an air crash on Friday while aboard a military aircraft to Kaduna for an official trip.

According to a statement by Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, Nigerian Air Force Director of Information, the immediate cause of the crash is still being ascertained.

The air crash reportedly occurred Friday evening near the Kaduna International Airport, claiming the 8 lives aboard.

Attahiru was among the Service Chiefs appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari in January.

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