By Newsie Events: Media:
A crash involving a military aircraft in Kaduna State has reportedly killed the Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lt-General Ibrahim Attahiru
According to the report of the crash which NEWSIE EVENTS cannot independently verify, was said to have taken the lives of Attahiru, alongside his aides . All occupants of the ill-fated aircraft perished as no survivors were recorded, the report said.
Attahiru was appointed as the 21st COAS of the Nigerian Army on January 2021 by President Muhammadu Buhari
He was born on August 10, 1966, and hailed from Doka in Kaduna North Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The deceased Chief of Army Staff ‘s last known public appearance was at the opening of the first senior command and leadership seminar for brigade commanders and General Officers Commanding 2021 in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Thursday.
At the event, according to the Whistler, he said “Upon assumption of office as the 21st COAS, conscious of the growing threats in the national security, I identified the compelling needs to urgently reposition the Nigerian army to effectively conduct the operation to defeat threats and curtail security challenges facing the country.
“I articulated my mission to have a Nigerian Army that is professionally repositioned to defeat all threats in a joint environment, in line with my vision hinged on eight leadership goals.
“I want you to understand that our dear nation is facing formidable and unprecedented attacks from non-state actors and security threats that are unstructured, with the impact felt on the land, sea, and cyber domain.
“We must continue to device multi-faceted approach and multi-disciplinary dimensions to defeat them.”
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