The burial arrangement of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru and other senior officers who lost their lives in an air crash in Kaduna on Friday evening will be held on Saturday in Abuja.
The Director of Army Public Relations ,Brig. Gen Mohammed Yerima has stated that the ceremony will commence at the National Mosque and National Christian Centre, Abuja by 10am.
The interment for the late COAS and other senior officers will be held at the National Military Cemetery, Abuja by 1pm.
The army officers died after their plane crashed near the Kaduna International Airport, spokesperson of the Nigerian Air Force had confirmed.
Attahiru was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari in January following a shakeup of the top military command to better combat the increasing activities of more than a decade-long jihadist insurgency and other criminal elements.