Attahiru: CAN’s Youth Wing declares 3 days mourning for COAS, others; demands inquest, investigation




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Late General Ibrahim Attahiru

ABUJA – Youth Wing of Association of Nigeria (YOWICAN) Sunday announced declaration of three days national for the of those it described “our heroes” who died during the ill-fated military plane crash in Kaduna.

youth organisation also demanded an inquest and into series of crashes involving Nigerian Airforce (NAF) aircraft and helicopters.

national of YOWICAN, Belusochukwu Enwere, who declared three days national in a statement, said it commenced Sunday.

See full statement Below

The entire in Nigeria are grieved by the of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru and other military .

Attahiru and the other are heroes who gave their lives for the security of our nation. The tragic incident is a colossal loss to Nigeria.

This is a tragedy too mucj. Our country has passed this stage where military aircraft will crash like that and we call it normal.

In less than one year, military aircraft crashed for nothing without solid investigations. This will surely affect the security of our nation and war against insurgency, banditry and .

President Muhammadu Buhari must do something about this before it is too late. Who knows who is next? It could be , a , , military or ordinary citizens.

Starting today (Sunday), we shall observe three days for our fallen heroes. YOWICAN urges the Federal Government to do same because these men are risking their lives to secure our nation.

As we announce a three days national mourning, we demand an extensive inquest into this military plane crash and must be followed to the last.

We commiserates with the military command, the families of Lt. General Attahiru and the other officers and men who have paid the supreme price for the security of our nation.

We pray God Almighty to give them the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.