The US sends condolences as Nigeria mourns the death of Chief of Army Staff

The U.S Mission in Nigeria joined the rest of the country to mourn the death of Chief Of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 other army chiefs who died in a military aircraft crash in Kaduna on Friday, 21st of May, 2021.⁣
“We join Nigerians in mourning the tragic loss of life from today’s plane crash. The death of the Chief of @HQNigerianArmy Staff, Lt. Gen Ibrahim Attahiru is a tremendous loss to Nigeria, and his loved ones.⁣”
President Muhammadu Buhari also expressed his shock at the death of the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru.⁣
Buhari described the crash as a ‘mortal blow’ to the efforts of the Armed Forces to end security challenges in Nigeria, but said the death of the officers won’t be in vain.⁣
The president condoled with the families of the deceased and described them as heroes who paid the ultimate price in service of the country.⁣

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