Nigeria Army announces burial for late COAS, 6 others

Nigeria's Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru died in a plane crash in Kaduna State on Friday, 21 May, 2021

By Ezekiel Obi (ABUJA) –

The burial proceedings of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Late Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and 6 other senior officers has been slated for Saturday in Abuja.

The deceased lost their lives in an air mishap in Kaduna on Friday.

Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier-General Mohammed Yerima, in a statement, said the event would commence at the National Mosque and National Christian Centre, Abuja by 10am respectively.

Brig. Gen. Yerima said that the interment for the late COAS and 6 other senior officers would take place at the National Military Cemetery, Abuja by 1pm.

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