Military Plane Crash: House Minority Caucus Grieves, Mourns COAS, Others


The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has expresses shock over the Friday crash of a military aircraft which claimed the lives of the Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 other gallant officers.

The Minority caucus expressed shock over the tragedy which has befallen the nation and demanded a full scale investigation into the unfortunate incident .

The caucus, described Gen. Attahiru and the other officers as very courageous and patriotic soldiers, who gave all in the defence of their fatherland.

It charged the military not to be weighed down by the tragic event but to remain focused and undeterred so as to ensure that the heroes did not die in vain.

The caucus also called for a system wide investigation into the cause of the crash as well as the last two crashes of military planes which also led to the loss of lives of the nation’s gallant and promising officers.

It urged the Federal Government to take urgent steps to ensure the safety of the nation’s fighting men and women, who are daily putting their lives on the line for the security of the country.


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