By Sanni Onogu, Abuja
Chairman, Senate Committee on Military, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume and Chairman Senate Committee on Air Drive, Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah, have expressed disappointment over the demise of the Chief of Military Employees (COAS), Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, Officers of the Nigerian Military and crew members in an aircraft crash.
Ndume, in an announcement on Saturday, lamented Attahiru died at a time when the nation was wanting as much as him to successfully present the mandatory management that might eradicate insurgency and different types of criminality in Nigeria.
He described Attahiru’s demise as a nationwide tragedy and stated the military chief died a worthy hero.
He described Attahiru and members of his workforce as extremely devoted and patriotic Nigerians who’ve already commenced the implementation of methods the Nigerian Military wanted to deal with exterior and inside forces which can be threatening the nation’s peace.
Ndume prayed Allah to grant everlasting peace to all that misplaced their lives within the air mishap and the members of the family of the deceased, the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
He stated: “Little question, this can be a tough loss for all the Armed Forces at this important time after we are confronted by insecurity in all components of the nation.
“I pray that Almighty Allah (SWT) will grant the households and the Armed Forces the power and fortitude to bear the painful loss. Amen.
On his half, Senator Na’Allah, stated: “I obtained with shock the incident involving the crash of the Nigerian Airforce Kingair 350 by which the Chief of Military Employees was touring.
“Whereas it’s saddening and unlucky, I’m drastically diminished by the unhappy information of the demise of an ideal gentleman in identify of Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and different officers who paid the Supreme Worth within the service of our nice nation.
“I on behalf of the Senate Committee on Airforce, convey our heartfelt condolence to the nation and the instant household of the deceased.
“Might Allah in his infinite mercy grant them Aljanna firdaus.”