President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, expressed sadness over the deaths of the Chief of Army Staff, Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, and others who died in a plane crash.
President Muhammadu Buhari in a statement released through his spokesman, Femi Adesina, said the deceased officers will not die in vain.
“President Muhammadu Buhari is deeply saddened over the air crash that claimed the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and other military officers.”
“The President condoles with families of the deceased, the military, and Nigerians in general, describing them as “heroes who paid the ultimate price for peace and security in the land.”
“While praying that God receives the souls of the patriots, the President says the crash “is one mortal blow to our underbelly, at a time our armed forces are poised to end the security challenges facing the country.
“The President pledged that the departed would not die in vain.”