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Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff Dies In Plane Crash

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru, has died in an air crash today. Attahiru aboarded a military aircraft to Kaduna for an official trip. It was gathered that Attahiru died with his aides in the crash. Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, Nigerian Air Force Director of Information, confirmed the mishap in a statement…”
Olamide
May 21, 2021 8:24 pm

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru, has died in an air crash today.

Attahiru aboarded a military aircraft to Kaduna for an official trip.

It was gathered that Attahiru died with his aides in the crash.

Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, Nigerian Air Force Director of Information, confirmed the mishap in a statement

“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”, the spokesman noted.

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

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