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Wife Of COAS Not Involved In The Plane Crash, Army Speaks

Contrary to earlier report, it has been confirmed that wife of the late Chief of Army Staff, Attahiru Ibrahim, Mrs Fati Attahiru was not be involved in the crash.

The COAS entourage included:
1. LT GEN I ATTAHIRU.
2. BRIG GEN MI ABDULKADIR
3. BRIG GEN OLAYINKA.
4. BRIG GEN KULIYA.
5. MAJ LA HAYAT.
6. MAJ HAMZA.
7. SGT UMAR.

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8. FLT LT TO ASANIYI.
9. FLT LT AA OLUFADE.
10. SGT ADESINA.
11. ACM OYEDEPO.

Army Reacts
The Nigerian Army regrets to announce the passing away of its Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru . The sad event occurred following an air crash in Kaduna which also claimed the lives of 10 other officers including the crew.

The COAS was enroute Kaduna from Abuja on Friday, 21 May, 2021 when the unfortunate incident happened.

Details of the sad incident and burial arrangements will be communicated soon.

Mohammed Yerima
Brigadier General
Director Army Public Relations
21 May, 2021

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