Breaking News : Chief Of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, dies in plane crash in Kaduna

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, has died in a plane crash in Kaduna reportedly with his wife, a Major General, his Aide camp, and personal aides .

The Chief of Army Staff was on an official trip to Kaduna to attend an official assignment that was to hold on Saturday morning.

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He was appointed Chief of Army Staff to replace former Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, in January this year.

He was a former theatre commander of the anti Insurgency war in the North East.

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Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru was born on 10 August 1966 in Doka, Kaduna North Local Government Area, Kaduna State.

He is a graduate of the Nigerian Defence Academy, Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji and Nigerian Army School of Infantry.

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He was 55 years old.

 

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