Army announces burial for late COAS, 6 others




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•Scene of crash in Kaduna

By Sumaila Ogbaje

ABUJA – burial programme of Chief of Army Staff (COAS), late Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and six other senior officers has been slated for Saturday in Abuja.

deceased lost their lives in an air mishap in Kaduna on .

The , Army , Brig.-Gen. Yerima, said the event would commence at the National and National Centre, Abuja by 10am respectively.

Yerima said 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 crash in Kaduna on . 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
MAJ HAMZA
SGT UMAR
CREW

FLT LT TO ASANIYI
FLT LT AA OLUFADE
SGT ADESINA
11. ACM OYEDEPO