The burial of the Chief of Army Staff, late Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, and six other senior military officers who died in the Beachcraft 350 aircraft crash in the Kaduna International Airport will take place today, Saturday May 22.
The burial will hold at Nigeria’s capital city Abuja, according the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima.
The six victims will be buried at the National Military Cemetery according to Muslim rites and prayers will be held simultaneously at the National Mosque and National Christian Centre, Abuja.
”The burial proceedings of the Chief of Army Staff, Late Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru and six other senior officers who lost their lives in an air mishap in Kaduna is slated for today Saturday, May 22, 221.
“It will commence at the National Mosque and National Christian Centre, Abuja by 1000hrs respectively.
“Consequently, the internment for the late COAS and six other senior officers will take place at the National Military Cemetery, Abuja today by 1300hrs.” The invitation read.