Umahi condoles with Buhari, Nigerian army over COAS death

Gov. David Umahi Ebonyi has condoled with President Muhammadu Buhari, the Nigerian Army and the entire Nigerian nation the unfortunate death the Chief Army Staff, Lt. -Gen. Attahiru.

The governor the remark in his condolence message by his Special Media and Publicity, Mr Francis Nwaze in Saturday.

The News Agency Nigeria (NAN) reports that Attahiru died alongside other military after an air crash in Kaduna.

Umahi, also Chairman, South East Governors’ Forum described the incident as national calamity.

are saddened by the unhealthy news the air crash leading the death Chief Army Staff and other crew members onboard .

“The development is not only shocking but also a national disaster of monumental and colossal loss.

urge the Federal Government immediately commence investigation into the matter, pray God grant the departed rest in His bosom; we also pray God grant the families of the fallen crew members the fortitude to bear the loss.

“I call on Nigerians pray for the repose of the souls of the gallant members of the Armed Forces, have died while on duty,” Umahi said. (NAN)