Chief of Army Staff , Ibrahim Attahiru is reported to have died in an air accident he was reported to have died in the air crash that happened near the Kaduna International Airport on Friday evening.
The ugly incident was said to have happened while he was on an official assignment to Kaduna.
General Attahiru was born on August 10, 1966 in Doka, Kaduna State.
He joined the army as a cadet officer in 1984 and commissioned into the rank of Second Lieutenant in December 1986 as an Infantry Officer.
Gen. Attahiru was a highly decorated Officer who went on many tours and was awarded The UNAMSIL Medal, ECOMOG Medal, Forces Service Star, Meritorious Service Star, and many other military awards and medals.
He was appointed the 21st Chief of Army Staff of the Nigerian Army on 26 January 2021.
It\’s a dark day in Nigeria. May their souls rest in peace. Amen.