Governor Fayemi, Oyetola, Buni, Bello Visit Family Of COAS

Four governors have paid condolence visits to the family of the late Chief of Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Attahiru Ibrahim.

Glamtush reports that the Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi; Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola; Niger State Governor, Sani Bello, and Yobe State Governor, Mala Buni have paid a condolence visit to the family of the late Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Attahiru Ibrahim.

Recall that Attahiru and 10 other military personnel lost their lives in the ill-fated Kaduna crash on Friday.

Fayemi made this known in a statement on Monday, where he also shared pictures of himself and the other governors at the late Lt. Gen. Attahiru’s residence.

“I and my brother Governors from Yobe, Niger, and Osun State were at the residence of the late Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru to offer our condolences to his wife and family.

“He will be deeply missed for his selfless service and patriotic duty in Nigeria.

“May the Almighty Allah grant his family sabar (perseverance) in this difficult period and the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss,” he wrote.

Oyetola also wrote on the visit, “As the nation continues to mourn the demise of the late Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and other military officers onboard the ill-fated aircraft, I, today, joined my colleagues to pay a condolence visit to the wife and family members of the late Army boss.”

The Yobe Governor wrote on the visit through the state’s media handle, “HE. Gov. Mala Buni in company of Governors of Ekiti and Niger state paid a condolence visit to President Muhammadu Buhari and the family of the late Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru who died in a plane crash last Friday along with 10 other military officers.”