BREAKING: Remains of Army Chief, others airlifted to Abuja, Burial today

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The remains of General Ibrahim Attahiru, the late Chief of Army Staff, and others who died in a plane crash on Friday have been airlifted to Abuja from Kaduna.

The deceased lost their lives in a plane crash on Friday evening.

Their corpses were taken from the crash site to the 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna to Abuja last night.

The army says burial proceedings of the officers will hold later on Saturday.

Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima said in a statement that “The Burial proceedings of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Late Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru and 6 other senior officers who lost their lives in an air mishap in Kaduna is slated for today Saturday, 22 May 21. It will commence at the National Mosque and National Christian Centre, Abuja by 1000hrs respectively.”

“Consequently, the interment for the late COAS and 6 other senior officers will take place at the National Military Cemetery, Abuja today by 1300hrs.”

 

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