The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, a former president of the Senate, David Mark and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu have joined different Nigerians in mourning the loss of life of the late Chief of Military Employees, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and different navy officers who misplaced their lives within the ill-fated airplane crash that occurred in Kaduna State on Friday.
Omo-Agege, in a press release by his media aide, Yomi Odunuga, mentioned the tragic lack of the Military Chief and 10 others was a impolite shock and an amazing loss to the navy hierarchy.
He mentioned the late COAS was passionate and patriotic and that his sense of obligation and constructive private attributes deepen the sense of loss being felt by those that knew him.
He mentioned, “I really feel deeply saddened by the lack of this nice pal and exemplary Nigerian in whom President Muhammadu Buhari reposed a lot belief and confidence about main the gallant women and men of the Nigerian Military by means of the present challenges of insecurity in direction of making Nigeria a safer place for us all.”
A former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, expressed shock and unhappiness over the unlucky improvement.
Ekweremadu described them as patriots, who gave their greatest to fatherland, including that the deaths have been a heavy loss to the nation.
“What a darkish Friday it was for the whole nation. The late Lieutenant Normal Attahiru was a person of excessive skilled pedigree,” he added.
Equally, Mark expressed shock and unhappiness over the loss of life of the late Chief of Military Employees.
He described the fallen officers as gallant, patriotic and heroes who have been dedicated to the protection of the territorial integrity of Nigeria in addition to the restoration of peace, unity and safety of the nation.
Mark mentioned, “The one strategy to immortalize the departed troopers is to do all that’s wanted to win the warfare in opposition to insurgents and restore the residents’ hope and confidence within the Armed Forces,” he added.