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


*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.


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.


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

Credit: Trust TV

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