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General News of Saturday, 22 May 2021


COAS Attahiru and six other officers laid to rest

Burial of the military officers Burial of the military officers

The Nigerian Army has laid to rest the remains of the late Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru, and six other senior officers today Saturday, May 22, 2021.

The burial took place at the National Military Cemetery, Abuja after prayers were held at the National Mosque.

Families of the deceased as well as military officers and well-wishers were present to bid their farewell.

Late Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru and six other officers died in a military plane crash whiles returning from Kaduna state on Friday.

At the church service of the late brigadier generals, Abdulkadir, songs of hymns were rendered by the choir as cries of family members of the deceased can be heard.

He was the principal staff officer of the COAS officer.