22 May 2021 By James Itodo
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army who is also the Senator representing Borno South , Mohammed Ali Ndume, has received the news of the death of late Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru, and 10 others, with shock.
The Senator in a statement on Saturday said lthe late gallant General died at a time the nation was looking up to him to effectively provide the necessary leadership that would eliminate insurgency and other forms of criminality in Nigeria.
He describes Attahiru as a hero and his death a national tragedy.
He stresses that Attahiru and members of his team were highly dedicated and patriotic Nigerians who had already commenced implementation of strategies that the Nigerian Army needed to tackle external and internal forces that are threatening the nation’s peace.
Ndume prays Allah to grant eternal salvation for all that lost their lives in the air mishap.
He also prays for the fortitude for the families and the armed forces to bear the loss.