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Soyinka, Bayero, Jibunoh to honour Gen. Attahiru

Chief of Army Staff, Maj-Gen Ibrahim Attahiru
Chief of Army Staff, Maj-Gen Ibrahim Attahiru

Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka; the Emir of Bichi, Alhaji Nasir Ado Bayero; and an environmentalist, Dr Newton Jibunoh are some of the prominent citizens expected at the one-year memorial of Nigeria’s immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Ibrahim Attahiru.

Gen. Attahiru died in a plane crash in Kaduna, alongside 10 other military officers and men, on May 21, 2021. 

The event which holds in Abuja today will feature a documentary on life and times of the late Army chief, produced and directed by Adeola Osunkojo.

A statement issued in Abuja by Programme Coordinator of the General Ibrahim Attahiru Foundation (GIAF), Dr Titus Orngu, said other dignitaries expected at the event include top serving and retired military officers, captains of industry, members of the diplomatic corps, political leaders, members of the academia and associates of the late general.

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