Kure, General who led troops that crushed Maitasine dies at 84

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*Photo: Gen Kure*

General Yohanna Yerima Kure (rtd), former General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Amour Division of the Nigerian Army, Enugu, and the 2 Mechanized Division, Ibadan, has died at the age of 84.

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Kure, who was also Director, Army Special Duties and Plans, died in Kaduna after a protracted illness.

He led the Army to crush Maitatsine fanatical group in Kano 198o and in Yola 1982.

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He is survived by his wife, siblings, many children, Grand children and relations.

Credit: Trust TV

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