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Nigerians React To Death Of Chief Of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru



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Nigerians have taken to social media to react to the death of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru after his plane crashed in Kaduna.

Naija News reports that the incident occurred on Friday at the Kaduna International Airport.

It was learned that the ill-fated aircraft crashed at the airport’s runway about 6 pm and about eight people on board are all feared dead.

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has also confirmed the crash of a military plane on Friday at the Kaduna International Airport.

Confirming the crash, the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet said the immediate cause of the crash is still being ascertained but promised to release more details soon.

However, Nigerians have taken to Twitter to mourn the death of Attahiru, describing the sudden death of the Army chief as devastating.

Below are some of the reactions to the death of the Army Chief.