President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the killing of Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and 10 other military officers in a plane crash in Kaduna on Friday evening.
A grief-stricken President said:” l am deeply saddened over the air crash that claimed the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and other military officers.
“They are heroes who paid the ultimate price for peace and security in the land.”
Buhari, however, condoled with the families of the deceased soldiers, the military, and Nigerians in general.
While praying that God receives the souls of the patriots, the President said:”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.”
Buhari promised that their deaths would not be in vain.