Nigeria will miss Gen. Attahirus patriotism Marwa
Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has described the death of Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru and other senior officers in a military plane crash in Kaduna on Friday as a great loss to the country.
Marwa, who sent his condolence message from Vienna, Austria where he is attending a meeting of the United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, recalled his recent meeting with Gen. Attahiru, saying that he was impressed with the late Army Chiefs plans for tackling the security challenges confronting the country.
The nation will miss Gen. Attahiru and the other gallant officers who died in active service. I recall my recent meeting with him at the Army Headquarters where I was impressed with his patriotism and plans for tackling the myriad security challenges facing our country. This is a great loss for Nigeria. Our condolences go to his family, the Nigerian Army and also to the families of the other gallant officers and men in his entourage as well as the flight crew who died in the crash. May their souls rest in peace, the NDLEA boss stated.
Director, Media & Advocacy
NDLEA Headquarters, Abuja
Saturday 22nd May, 2021