General Buratai now an orphan, buries mum today

Tukur Buratai

Lt. General Tukur Buratai

Lt. General Tukur Buratai: Chief of Army Staff now an orphan

Lt. General Tukur Buratai, Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, is now an orphan.

After losing his father in 2018, Buratai has also lost his mother.

The mom, Hajiya Hauwa Yusuf Buratai died on Tuesday in Maiduguri.

She will be buried this morning in the city.

Buratai lost his father, Alhaji Yusuf Buratai, on 9 February 2018.

The senior Buratai was an ex-serviceman.

He took part in the World War II, by joining the West African Army in 1942

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