By Osahon Osahon
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has expressed shock and grief over sudden death of Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru.
Attahiru and others reportedly died when the Airforce aircraft they were traveling in crash in Kaduna, on Friday evening.
The governor in a statement, expressed shock and sadness over the unfortunate incident, praying that God will grant the repose of their souls.
“We pray for the repose of the souls of those who lost their lives in the unfortunate incident and admonish the military to continue with the patriotic efforts to secure the country.
“Lt. Gen. Attahiru served Nigeria meritoriously, bringing his skill, experience and expertise to bear in prosecuting the war against terror.
“He will always be remembered for his gallantry, commitment to service and dedication to our fatherland,” Obaseki said.