Army Chief Attahiru Dies In Air Crash

 




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 Report reaching Nigerian Newslive has it that Nigeria’s chief of army staff Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru has died in an air crash while on an official trip to Kaduna State.


Detail of the crashed is sketchy as at the time of filling this report


Although the Nigerian Army is yet to make any official statement on Attahiru’s death, Nigerian Air Force confirmed one of its aircraft crashed on Friday near Kaduna International Airport.


“The immediate cause of the crash is still being ascertained,” Air Force spokesman Edward Gabkwet said. 


Attahiru was appointed Nigeria’s chief of army staff in January.

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