An air crash involving a Nigeria AirForce aircraft occurred this evening near the Kaduna International Airport.

Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Attahiru who is said to be on board with 7 others, have reportedly lost their lives.

The immediate cause of the crash is still being ascertained.

More details to follow soon.

Edward Gabkwet
Air Commodore
Director of Public Relations and Information
21 May 2021