General Attahiru’s Death, A Great Loss To Nigeria – Marwa

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Brigadier General Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has described the death of Nigeria Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru and other senior officers in a military plane that crashed in Kaduna on Friday as a great loss to the country.
Marwa in a statement issued today by the director, media and advocacy, NDLEA headquarters, Abuja, Femi Babafemi sent his condolence message from Vienna, Austria where he is attending a meeting of the United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.
Recalling his recent meeting with the army chief, Marwa said that he was impressed with late General Attahiru’s plans on tackling the security challenges confronting the country.
“The nation will miss General Attahiru and the other gallant officers who died in active service.
“I recall my recent meeting with him at the army headquarters where I was impressed with his patriotism and plans for tackling the myriad security challenges facing our country. This is a great loss for Nigeria.
“Our condolences go to his family, the Nigerian Army and also to the families of the other gallant officers and men in his entourage as well as the flight crew who died in the crash. May their souls rest in peace,” Marwa said.

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