President Buhari mourns Army Chief General Attahiru, other military officers

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

In a statement signed by the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity Mallam Garba Shehu said 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 the country underbelly, at a time the armed forces are poised to end the security challenges facing the country.

The President pledged that the departed would not die in vain.

BELLO WAKILI

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