US mourns Attahiru, others killed in plane crash

Late chief of army staff Ibrahim Attahiru

The United States of America has joined Nigerians in mourning the Chief of  Army Staff Lt. Gen Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 others which occurred on Friday.

This is contained in a state by the US Mission in Nigeria on Friday.

The statement read: “We join Nigerians in mourning the tragic loss of life from today’s plane crash. The death of the Chief of  HQ Nigerian Army Staff, Lt. Gen Ibrahim Attahiru is a tremendous loss to Nigeria, and to his loved ones.

“During this difficult time across Nigeria when security and peace is so needed, we offer our deepest sympathy to the family of General Attahiru and to the families of all those who perished.”