Nigeria Chief of Army Staff General Ibrahim Attahiru has died in plane crash in Kaduna on Friday, TopStories can confirm.
According to the Nigerian Air Force there was an accident involving one of its aircraft in Kaduna when it was landing at Kaduna International Airport.
The incident happened as the plane was trying to land in bad weather, the military said. Ten other officers, including the plane’s crew also died.
Gen Attahiru, 54, only took up his post in January in an overhaul of the military’s top ranks.