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Chief of Army Staff Ibrahim Attahiru dies in military plane crash

The Nigerian Chief of Army Staff Ibrahim Attahiru has been killed in a plane crash in Kaduna, News Headquarter learnt from military and media sources.

The incident occurred on Friday evening in Kaduna.

A statement by Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, Director of Public Relations and Information of the Nigerian Army has revealed that the immediate cause of the crash is still being ascertained.

“An air crash involving a @NigAirForce aircraft occurred this evening near the Kaduna International Airport. The immediate cause of the crash is still being ascertained”, he stated.

News Headquarter further gathered that he was in Kaduna to participate in the Passing Out Parade of the Nigerian Defence College, Jaji and other activities connected thereto.

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