President Buhari expresses shock and sorrow over death of Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru

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President Buhari expresses shock and sorrow over death of Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru

President Buhari has expressed shock at the demise of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru who died in a military aircraft crash in Kaduna, on Friday May 21.

 

Read a statement from presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu below…

President Muhammadu Buhari is deeply saddened over the air crash that claimed the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and other military officers.

The President condoles with families of the deceased, the military, and Nigerians in general, describing them as “heroes who paid the ultimate price for peace and security in the land.”

While praying that God receives the souls of the patriots, the President says the crash “is one mortal blow to our underbelly, at a time our armed forces are poised to end the security challenges facing the country.”

The President pledged that the departed would not die in vain.

Femi Adesina

Special Adviser to the President

(Media and Publicity)

May 21, 2021



Source: Linda Ikeji