BREAKING: Nigeria’s chief of army staff Ibrahim Attahiru killed in plane crash

BREAKING: Nigeria’s chief of army staff Ibrahim Attahiru killed in plane crash

The incident occurred on Friday in Kaduna, The frabook learnt Chief of Army Staff, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru [Photo credit: BBC]

The Nigerian Chief of Army Staff Ibrahim Attahiru has been killed in a plane crash in Kaduna, Peoples Gazette has learnt from military sources.

Mr Attahiru was made chief of army staff on January 26, succeeding Tukur Buratai. He was 54.

Mr Attahiru was killed alongside other military chiefs who were on the same flight, sources said. The presidency has already been briefed about the development.

He died alongside his wife and a couple of other aides