A detailed list of those who died at the Nigeria military training aircraft crash involving the Chief of Army Staff, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru has been released.
Personal Assistant to the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari – on Broadcast Media – Buhari Sallau, who published the list, revealed that a total of 11 Person’s died in the plane crash.
See full list below….
1. LT GEN Ibrahim Attahiru
2. BRIG GEN MI Abdulkadir
3. BRIG GEN Olayinka
4. BRIG GEN kuliya
5. MAJ LA Hayatu
6. MAJ Hamza
7. SGT Umar
8. FLT LT TO Asaniyi.
9. FLT LT AA Olufade.
10. SGT Adesina.
11. ACM Oyedepo.
Meanwhile, President Buhari has expressed shock at the demise of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru who died in a military aircraft crash in Kaduna, on Friday May 21.
See statement from presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu below…
President Muhammadu Buhari is deeply saddened over the air crash that claimed the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and other military officers.
The President condoles with families of the deceased, the military, and Nigerians in general, describing them as “heroes who paid the ultimate price for peace and security in the land.”
While praying that God receives the souls of the patriots, the President says the crash “is one mortal blow to our underbelly, at a time our armed forces are poised to end the security challenges facing the country.”
The President pledged that the departed would not die in vain.
Special Adviser to the President
(Media and Publicity)
May 21, 2021