Nigerian Army is yet to reveal the cause of the plane crash that took the lives of the Nigeria Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru and ten others in Kaduna yesterday.
Speculations in the media indicated that the plane crashed due to bad weather.
Some others are in the opinion that something terrible, more than accident could be responsible for the death of the army chief and the 10 others.
About 9 hours ago, the Nigerian Army confirmed the death of Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 others in the plane crash.
The Army promised to revel the cause of the dropped plane and the burial arrangement for the dead army chief.
The press release signed by Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, Army Public Relations reads thus:
The Nigerian Army regrets to announce the passing away of its Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru.
The sad event occurred following an air crash in Kaduna which also claimed the lives of 10 other officers including the crew.
The COAS was enroute Kaduna from Abuja on Friday, 21 May, 2021 when the unfortunate incident happened.
Details of the sad incident and burial arrangements will be communicated soon.