President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Nigeria’s former Chief of Army Staff, retired Gen. Inuwa Wushishi.
This is contained in a condolence message released by his media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, on Sunday in Abuja.
Buhari described the death as the sad loss of “a thoroughbred professional soldier, an officer and a gentleman whose contributions to the fatherland are immeasurable.”
The President said: “Gen. Wushishi had a distinguished military career and we are proud of his impressive service to the country.
“Gen. Wushishi was an epitome of discipline and dedication to service, and he was a role model for both the officers and the rank and file.”