The Chief of Army Staff, General Ibrahim Attahiru, has died in a plane crash.
It was later gathered that the Military Plane crashed short of the runway while attempting to land during heavy rain at the Kaduna Airport around 6PM.
Attahiru was appointed Chief of Army Staff on January 26, 2021.
Born on 10th August 1966 in Doka, Kaduna North Local Government Area, Kaduna State, he graduated from the Nigerian Defence Academy.
He commenced cadets training in January 1984 and was commissioned into the rank of Second Lieutenant in December 1986 as an Infantry Officer. He holds a Masters degree in Strategic Management and Policy Studies from the Nigerian Defence Academy.