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Nigerian Army Honours Late Chief, Ibrahim Attahiru

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The Nigerian Army on Thursday honoured the late Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru.

Recall that Attahiru and some other military officers died in May 2021 in an air crash near the Kaduna airport.

The new Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Farouk Yahaya, on Thursday named a new office at the Headquarters of Joint Task Force (JTF) Operation HADIN KAI at the Maimalari Cantonment in Maiduguri after Attahiru.

Yahaya in his statement said the facility provides offices to meet the demands of the recent expansion and restructuring of the JTF.

He commended the late COAS for his contribution and sacrifice towards the upliftment of the Army.

The Cantonment Maintenance Officer, Major Suleiman said the office can accommodate several officers and supporting staff.

The accommodation comprises six medium-sized en-suite offices, two executive-sized en-suite offices, two Personal Assistants’ offices, and two offices for administrative staff.

In attendance were Chief of Army Operations, Major General Olufemi Akinjobi; Theatre Commander OPHK, Major General Christopher Musa; Provost Marshal Army, Major General Olumuyiwa Aiyenigba.

Others included Chief of Military Intelligence (Army) Brigadier General Danladi Salihu; Acting GOC 7 Division/Commander Sector 1 OPHK, Brigadier General Abdulwahab Eyitayo; OPHK Commanders and Principal Staff Officers.