Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru has died in an air crash while on an official trip to Kaduna State, multiple media reports said.
The Nigerian Army announced that the Army chief (Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru) lost his life in a plane crash in Kaduna.
He was born on 10 August 1966 in Doka, Kaduna North Local Government Area, Kaduna State.
He was a graduate of the Nigerian Defence Academy, Armed Forces Command and Staff College , and Nigerian Army School of Infantry. He commenced officer cadet training in January 1984 and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in December 1986 as an Infantry Officer.
He held a masters’ degree in Strategic Management and Policy Studies from the Nigerian Defence Academy. He also attained a Masters of Science in Human Resources Management and Development from Salford University in the United Kingdom and a Graduate Diploma in International Studies from the University of Nairobi.