The Chief of Army Staff of the Nigerian Army, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, has died in a plane crash alongside ten others in Kaduna on Friday.
The air crash also claimed the lives of ten other officers including the crew en route Kaduna from Abuja.
According to military sources, the training aircraft crashed at the Kaduna international airport while trying to land after a heavy rain.
The occupants of the crashed plane and in the entourage of the COAS are:
Lt. Gen. I. Attahiru.
Brig. Gen. M. I. Abdulkadir, Principal General Staff Officer
Brig. Gen Olayinka, Provost Marshal Nigeria Army
Brig. Gen Kuliya, Directorate of Military Intelligence
Maj. LA Hayat.
Flt. Lt. T. O Asaniyi.
Flt. Lt. A. A Olufade.
More details will follow…
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