NAF jet crash: Buhari mourns dead officer

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family of the Air Force officer that died at the final rehearsal for the 58th Independence anniversary.

The President who said that he was saddened by the tragedy also wished the two officers that survived in the crash quick recovery.

Already the remains of the dead officer will be buried today (Friday) about 5:30 pm as the family members including the father and wife have visited his corpse.

Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari alongside the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Malam Garba Shehu visited the two survived officers whose health conditions are stable at the Defence Intelligence Agency, DIA hospital, Abuja.

The Chief of Air Staff, Sadiq Abubakar received the Chief of Staff and SSA to the President at the hospital and briefed them on the mishap.

Two Nigerian air force jets which were taking part in the rehearsals for the 58th Independence Day celebrations, reportedly crashed today in Abuja.

The two Nigerian airforce jets collided and crashed, in an incident which occurred at Katampe area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on Friday.

Published by Wonderlady

Journalist, Educationist, Writer, Human Rights Advocate

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s