Chief Of Army Staff, Seven Others Die In Plane Crash

It has been reported that the newly appointed Chief of Army Staff, General Ibrahim Attahiru, has died in a plane crash on Friday evening.

This was disclosed In a statement by the Nigerian Air Force, adding that there was an accident involving one of its aircraft in Kaduna but did not go into details.

The statement which was signed by Edward Gabkwet, the force’s Director of Public Relations and Information, disclosed that, “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,”

According to reports, there were eight persons on board the aircraft.

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