By Sumaila Ogbaje
ABUJA – The burial programme of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), late Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and six other senior officers has been slated for Saturday in Abuja.
The deceased lost their lives in an air mishap in Kaduna on Friday.
The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima, said the event would commence at the National Mosque and National Christian Centre, Abuja by 10am respectively.
Yerima said that the interment for the late COAS and 6 other senior officers would take place at the National Military Cemetery, Abuja by 1pm.
In all, 11 military officers died in the military plane crash in Kaduna on Friday. The full list, according to a dispatch by PRNigeria, is as follows:
LT GEN I ATTAHIRU
BRIG GEN MI ABDULKADIR
BRIG GEN OLAYINKA
BRIG GEN KULIYA
MAJ LA HAYAT
FLT LT TO ASANIYI
FLT LT AA OLUFADE
11. ACM OYEDEPO