Attahiru, Others To Be Buried 1PM Saturday

The Nigerian Army says the late Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, and six other senior military officers who died in the Beachcraft 350 aircraft that crashed at the Kaduna International Airport, will be buried on Saturday.

An invitation released the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, revealed that they will be buried at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja on Saturday.

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The burial will take place after prayers that will hold simultaneously at the National Mosque and National Christian Centre, Abuja.

“The burial proceedings of the Chief of Army Staff, Late Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru and six other senior officers who lost their lives in an air mishap in Kaduna is slated for today Saturday, May 22, 221.

“It will commence at the National Mosque and National Christian Centre, Abuja by 1000hrs respectively.

“Consequently, the internment for the late COAS and six other senior officers will take place at the National Military Cemetery, Abuja today by 1300hrs,” the invitation read.



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