Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru, has reportedly died in a plane crash.
Multiple reports monitored by DGN Online from Nigeria day Attahiru and other military officers were on the plane before it crashed around Kaduna today.
The Nigerian Air Force is reported to have confirmed his death in a statement.
“An air crash involving a @NigAirForce aircraft occurred this evening near the Kaduna International Airport. The immediate cause of the crash is still being ascertained. More details to follow soon,” the statement signed by Edward Gabkwet, the force’s Director of Public Relations and Information read.
By Melvin Tarlue