General Ibrahim Attahiru, the Chief of Army Staff, has died in a plane crash.
“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. More details to follow soon,” read the statement signed by Edward Gabkwet, the force’s Director of Public Relations and Information.
A source said there were eight persons on board the aircraft.
Attahiru was appointed Chief of Army Staff on January 26, 2021.
credit: daily trust