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Army of the Dead: Chief of Army staff who died alongside General Attahiru in plane crash


on has obtained the names of the flight crew and other officers who were on board the crashed military plane that claimed the life of the chief of army staff, General Ibrahim Attahiru.

A total of 11 personal died in the crash which occurred in Kaduna state. The Nigerian Army has said details of the crash would be announced in due course.

See the list of the personnel who died following the sad incident:

1. Lt Gen Attahiru

2. Brig Gen Abdulkadir (the principal general staff officer to the COAS)

3. Brig Gen Olayinka

4. Brig Gen Kuliya ( the directorate of military intelligence)

5. Maj LA Hayat

6. Maj Hamza

7. SGT Umar


8. FLT LT Asaniyi

9. Flt LT Olufade

10. SGT Adesanya

11. ACM Oyedepo

Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep sadness over the air crash that claimed the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and other military officers.

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