21 May 2021 by Grace Namiji
Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru, the Chief of Army Staff, has died in a plane crash.
In a statement, the Nigerian Air Force confirmed that there was an accident involving one of its aircraft in Kaduna but did not go into details.
“An air crash involving a @NigAirForce aircraft occurred this evening near the Kaduna International Airport. The immediate cause of the crash is still unknown.
Attahiru was appointed Chief of Army Staff on January 26, 2021.
He was Born on 10th August 1966 in Doka, Kaduna North Local Government Area of Kaduna State.