The newly appointed Chief of Army Staff Attahiru Ibrahim is dead.
Ibrahim died on Friday, 21 May, 2021 in a plane crash which occurred at Kaduna International Airport.
The military Beachcraft 350 aircraft in which he was travelling in with seven others including crew members crashed at the Kaduna International Airport with all on board losing their lives.
The ill-fated aircraft crashed at the airport’s runway about 6 pm, claiming all eight souls onboard.
The Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of the Accident Investigation Bureau, Akin Olateru confirmed that the eight souls died onboard.
“Beachcraft 350. 8 souls on board. Unfortunately all dead,” Olateru wrote in a WhatsApp note.
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