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Attahiru: Faces of plane crash victims, the pilots Olufade, Asaniyi

Ibrahim Attahiru

Late Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru

Lt. General Attahiru and other victims
Lt. General Attahiru, middle, and other victims

By Abankula

Ten other people died in the plane crash that also claimed the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru.

They were:
*BRIG GEN MI ABDULKADIR.
*BRIG GEN OLAYINKA.
*BRIG GEN KULIYA.
*MAJ LA HAYAT.
*MAJ HAMZA.
*SGT UMAR.

The crew members were:
* Pilot FLT LT Taiwo Olufemi ASANIYI, who has plans to marry in a few weeks
*Co-pilot Flt. Lt Alfred Olufade who had his wedding two months ago.

There were also Sergeant Adesina and ACM Oyedepo, among the crew.

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Attahiru, the chief of army staff, from Kaduna state was appointed in January 2021. He was 54 years old. He joined the army in 1984.

Brigadier-General Kuliya was appointed Acting Chief of Military lntelligence in March. He was before then head of Army Headquarters Department of Policy and Plans.

Brigadier General Olayinka was the acting Provost Marshal.

Provost Marshal Brigadier-General Olayinka
Provost Marshal Brigadier-General Olayinka
Brigadier General Abdulkadir
Brigadier General Abdulkadir
Brigadier General Abdulrahman Kuliya
Brigadier General Abdulrahman Kuliya
Major Hayat
Major Hayat
Late Major Nura Hamza
Late Major Nura Hamza
Flt. Lt Taiwo Olufemi Asaniyi about to wed
Flt. Lt Taiwo Olufemi Asaniyi about to wed
Flt. Lt Alfred Olufade who married two months ago
Flt. Lt Alfred Olufade who married two months ago
Flt. Lt Alfred Olufade and his wife
Flt. Lt Alfred Olufade and his wife