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Chief of Army Staff Buratai loses Father

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Chief of Army Staff Buratai loses Father - BellaNaija

Yusuf Buratai, the father of Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) is dead.

Brig.-Gen. Sani Kukasheka, the Director, Army Public Relations, confirmed the death in a statement issued on Friday in Maiduguri.

Kukasheka stated that Yusuf Buratai, an ex-serviceman, died on Friday morning.

He said: “This is to inform you of the passing away of the father of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Alhaji Yusuf Buratai, this morning (Friday) in Maiduguri”.

Buratai, a veteran of World War II, joined the West African Army in 1942.

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1 Comment

  1. Bowl

    February 9, 2018 at 12:46 pm

    Pls how is this news !

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