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Attahiru’s death a national calamity – Umahi condoles Buhari, Nigerian Army



The chairman of the South East Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi at the weekend, sympathized with President Muhammadu Buhari, the Nigerian Army and the entire Nigerians on the unfortunate plane crash that led to the death of the Chief of Army Staff and others.

Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru died alongside other military officers at a runway of the Kaduna International Airport.

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Umahi made this known in a statement signed and forwarded to DAILY POST through his Special Assistant on media and publicity Francis Nwaze.

The Governor described the incident as a national calamity.

According to him: “We are saddened by the unhealthy news of the air crash leading to the death of Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff and other crew members onboard on Friday.

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“The development is not only shocking but also a national disaster of monumental and colossal loss. While we urge the Federal Government to immediately commence investigation into the matter, we pray God to grant the departed rest in his bosom.”

The Governor prayed God to grant the departed crew members rest in his bosom.

He equally prayed God to furnish families of the fallen crew members with fortuity to bear the loss.

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The Governor called on Nigerians to pray for the repose of the souls of the gallant members of the Armed Forces having died in the line of duty.

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