The army has announced that all its seven officials, including Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru, who died in Friday’s plane crash in Kaduna will be buried today.
Director of Army PR, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima made the announcement in a press release today.
“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”, Yerima said
“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”.
Apart from Attahiru, the other officers were:BRIG GEN MI ABDULKADIR, BRIG GEN OLAYINKA, BRIG GEN KULIYA, MAJ LA HAYAT, MAJ Nura HAMZA and SGT UMAR.
The Air Force is yet to announce burial plans for its men: FLT LT TO ASANIYI, FLT LT AA OLUFADE, SGT ADESINA and ACM OYEDEPO.