Body of COAS Arrives Abuja

The remains of the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, and other Muslim officers arrived at the National Mosque, Abuja. Photo: Hassan Hussain

Bodies of the Chief of Army Staff and his entourage killed in a plane crash in Kaduna have arrived in Abuja for funeral service.

The late COAS and five other Muslim officers were taken to the National Mosque for Islamic rites, including Lt Gen I Attahiru (COAS) Brig Gen MI Abdulkadir, Brig-Gen Kuliya, Maj LA Hayat, Maj Hamza and Sgt Umar.

While the remaining five Air Force officers who are Christians were also taken to the Protestant church, Airforce base, Abuja, that include Brigadier General Olayinka and other crew members, FLT LT T.O Asaniyi, FLT LT AA Olufade, SGT Adesina, and ACM Oyedepo.

Abdullahi Lamino

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