Sad!! Prez. Buhari Abandoned Attahiru Funeral & 10 Other Officers
Prez. Buhari Abandoned Attahiru Funeral – COAS, Military Officers, Nigeria: The President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari was nowhere to be found at the burial of the late Chief of Army Staff, General Ibrahim Attahiru, on Saturday.
Attahiru died in a plane crash close to the Kaduna Airport on Friday with 10 other officers were also killed when the Beachcraft 350 aircraft came down due to bad weather.
Their remains were on Saturday transported from the morgue to the National Mosque and the Nigerian Air Force Protestant Church venues of prayers.
Brief History About Attahiru Ibrahim
According to Wikipedia, Attahiru Ibrahim (10 August 1966 – 21 May 2021) was a Nigerian Army Lieutenant General who served as the 25th Chief of Army Staff of the Nigerian Army from 26 January until his death on 21 May 2021 in a military plane crash near Kaduna International Airport, Kaduna State.
The burial rites started around 1 pm and were attended by top dignitaries in Nigeria’s Armed Forces.
Their bodies were later moved to the National Military Cemetery for the interment ceremony, where they were honoured with a 21-gun salute.
Many citizens both home and abroad are not happy that their Head of State did not show up at the final funeral rites of his Chief of Army Staff and 10 others who suffered on the unfaithful day of the incident.
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