Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Attahiru, ADC, a Major Gen, Die in Plane Crash



By Ayo Kehinde


Nigeria’s Chief Of Army Staff Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru is dead.

Confirming the accident, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet. Director of Public Relations and Information, said, ” 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.”

A yet to be independently confirmed information by THISAGE shows that the army boss died alongside, ADC and a Major General in a plane crash in Kaduna. The new army chief was on official duty to Kaduna when the plane he was traveling in alongside eleven others crashed at the airport, killing all occupants.